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Manual Reference Pages  -  REX::BOX::KVM (3)

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NAME

Rex::Box::KVM - Rex/Boxes KVM Module

CONTENTS

DESCRIPTION

This is a Rex/Boxes module to use KVM VMs. You need to have libvirt installed.

EXAMPLES

To use this module inside your Rexfile you can use the following commands.



 use Rex::Commands::Box;
 set box => "KVM";

 task "prepare_box", sub {
    box {
       my ($box) = @_;

       $box->name("mybox");
       $box->url("http://box.rexify.org/box/ubuntu-server-12.10-amd64.kvm.qcow2");

       $box->network(1 => {
          name => "default",
       });

       $box->auth(
          user => "root",
          password => "box",
       );

       $box->setup("setup_task");
    };
 };



If you want to use a YAML file you can use the following template.



 type: KVM
 vms:
    vmone:
       url: http://box.rexify.org/box/ubuntu-server-12.10-amd64.kvm.qcow2
       setup: setup_task



And then you can use it the following way in your Rexfile.



 use Rex::Commands::Box init_file => "file.yml";

 task "prepare_vms", sub {
    boxes "init";
 };



METHODS

See also the Methods of Rex::Box::Base. This module inherits all methods of it.

new(name => CW$vmname)

Constructor if used in OO mode.



 my $box = Rex::Box::KVM->new(name => "vmname");



    memory($memory_size)

Sets the memory of a VM in megabyte.

    info

Returns a hashRef of vm information.

    ip

This method return the ip of a vm on which the ssh daemon is listening.
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