Install the VM-Series Firewall on KVM

The libvirt API that is used to manage KVM includes a host of tools that allow you to create and manage virtual machines. To install the VM-Series firewall on KVM you can use any of the following methods.
  • virt-manager—Deploy the VM-Series using the virt-manager virtual machine manager. Virt-manager provides a convenient wizard to help you through the installation process.
  • virsh—Deploy the VM-Series using the KVM command line. Create an XML file that defines the virtual machine instance and bootstrap XML file that defines the initial configuration settings of the firewall. Then install the firewall by mounting an ISO image as a CD-ROM.
  • virt-install—Another option to deploy the VM-Series firewall using the KVM command line. Use this option to create the definition for the VM-Series firewall and install it.
This document provides steps for installing the VM-Series firewall on KVM using virt-manager and virsh.

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