ruby-xen (born sep 2008 - still immature!)
ruby-xen is a ruby library for managing Xen virtual servers. It currently wraps the command line tools provided by Xen (xm) as well as Steve Kemps excellent Xen-tools [www.xen-tools.org/software/xen-tools/].
ruby-xen is packaged as a Rails Gem which means you can require it from a Ruby on Rails project and make use of the classes it provides.
ruby-xen can also be used by ruby code or from irb.
FIX (list of features or problems)
require 'rubygems' require 'ruby-xen' include Xen slice = Slice.find :example slice.running? # true slice.stop slice.running? # false slice.start slice.running? # true slice.backups # => [#<Xen::Backup:0xb7a96520 @name=:example, @version="20090118">] s.create_backup # => #<Xen::Backup:0xb7a922a4 @name=:example, @version="20090123">
ruby-xen must be run as root as it uses Xen's 'xm' command. xen-tools must be installed (www.xen-tools.org/software/xen-tools/)
sudo gem install ruby-xen
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