Libvirt is a toolkit to interact with virtualization capabilities of recent versions of GNU/Linux (and other OSes). (reference: Libvirt)
Virtualization Technologies Supported
- The Xen hypervisor on Linux and Solaris hosts.
- QEMU emulator
- KVM Linux hypervisor
- LXC Linux container system
- OpenVZ Linux container system
- User Mode Linux paravirtualized kernel
- VirtualBox hypervisor
- VMware ESX and GSX hypervisors
- IBM Power Hypervisor
- Management of virtual machines, virtual networks and storage
- Remote management using TLS encryption and x509 certificates
- Remote management authenticating with Kerberos and SASL
- Local access control using PolicyKit
- Zero-conf discovery using Avahi multicast-DNS
- Support for storage on IDE/SCSI/USB disks, FibreChannel, LVM, iSCSI, NFS and filesystems
$ git clone git://github.com/c4milo/node-libvirt.git $ cd node-libvirt $ node-waf configure build $ sudo node specs.js
(still) Easy way
$ npm link
From your app's folder:
$ npm link libvirt
Example of use
Take a look at the docs page
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