pcad, part of PVM-Prototype, is wrapper of pvmctl for cluster environment.
pcad is part of PVM-prototype, our early try to write special hypervisor based on KVM named PVM.
Read pvmctl wiki for more information.
You should first install pvmctl, then run install-pcad for pcad installation:
NOTE: pcad developed based on cman + rgmanager. So to use pcad, you should first install & configure cman.
Complete tutorial located at pvmctl wiki.
See also pcad help:
pcad is a management and control script for KVM-based virtual machines in the cluster. Usage: pcad start host [server] - start the named VM on local machine or on the named server if given pcad stop host - stop the named VM pcad restart host [server] - restart named "VM", it will be restarted on the named server if given pcad status - show the status of the cluster pcad status host - show full details for the named VM in the cluster pcad show-log #n - show the cluster activity log (use CTRL+^C to exit) pcad uptime - show uptime server pcad mkimg host image_name image_size - create a disk image in the host directory pcad rmimg host image_name - remove disk image of the host pcad rnimg host image_name new_name - rename disk image of the host pcad new host_name [sid] - Create A virtual machine pcad create template host_name [sid] - Create A virtual machine from template pcad clone host clone_name [new_sid] - creating a clone from the host pcad rmvm host - delete virtual machine pcad rename host new_name - rename host to new_name pcad mvvm host new_sid - move virtual machine to new storage pcad edit host - Open config file for edit pcad info host - print out host information (parameters in config file) pcad mktmpl host [template_name] - Create A virtual Template from host pcad rmtmpl template_name - Remove the Virtual Template pcad mkiso iso_name - Create An ISO image from the CD in Local CDROM(local) pcad rmiso iso_name - Remove the ISO image pcad ls - print out list of virtual machines pcad lst - print out list of Virtual Templates pcad lscd - print out list of CD Images (ISO files) pcad lsid - print out list of Virtual Storages. pcad help - show this usage
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