How to use virtual machines

MAAS supports several different kinds of virtual machines, with LXD as the preferred VM host.

Set up LXD

LXD is our VM host of choice, so we offer detailed set-up instructions there. You can also use libvirt and VMWare if you desire.

Manage VM hosts

To use virtual machines, you must create and properly configure a VM host.

Manage virtual machines

You can create and delete virtual machnines with the MAAS UI. Using the CLI, you can also do more nuanced things with VMs.

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