Overview

This chapter contains documentation on how to create and manage Virtual Machine templates, instances, and Images (VM disks).

How Should I Read This Chapter

Before reading this chapter, you should have already installed your Frontend, the KVM Hosts, LXD Hosts or vCenter node and have an OpenNebula cloud up and running with at least one virtualization node.

For vCenter based infrastructures read first the vCenter Specifics Section.

Hypervisor Compatibility

Section Compatibility
Virtual Machine Images This Section applies to all Hypervisors.
Virtual Machine Templates This Section applies to all Hypervisors.
Virtual Machine Instances This Section applies to all Hypervisors.
vCenter Specifics This Section applies to vCenter.