You can install and configure a basic OKD Virtualization environment to explore its features and functionality.
Cluster configuration procedures require cluster-admin privileges.
Review the installation requirements.
Review the storage features required for cloning, snapshots, and live migration. See Using a CSI-enabled storage provider for details.
Install the OKD Virtualization Operator.
Install the virtctl tool.
Create a RHEL virtual machine using the wizard.
Create a Windows virtual machine:
Create and customize Windows boot sources.
Create a Windows virtual machine using the wizard.
Install VirtIO drivers and the QEMU guest agent on the Windows virtual machine.
Connect to the serial console or VNC console of a virtual machine using the web console.
Connect to a virtual machine using SSH.
Connect to a Windows virtual machine using RDP.
Stop, start, pause, and restart a virtual machine from the web console.
Manage a virtual machine, expose a port, and connect to the serial console of a virtual machine from the command line with virtctl.
Connect a virtual machine to a Linux bridge network.
Connect a virtual machine to an SR-IOV network.
Monitor resources, details, status, and top consumers on the Virtualization Overview page.
View high-level information about your virtual machines on the Virtual Machines dashboard.
View virtual machine logs.
Automate virtual machine deployments with Ansible.
Automate Windows virtual machine deployments with sysprep.
About the Kubernetes NMState Operator
Specifying nodes for virtual machines
Virtual machine templates
Configuring local storage
Backup and restore