Posted 2009-06-14 13:21 by Joe
First Things First
How to use the documentation - Start here. It provides a brief (about one page) overview of the conventions and organization of the Cloudmin documentation.
Installation Guides - Automatic and manual installation procedures for Cloudmin.
Upgrading Cloudmin Software - Upgrading Cloudmin and related software from within Cloudmin and from the command line.
Getting Started With Cloudmin - Machine and network configuration needed to run Cloudmin.
Creating IP Pools - Defining global IP ranges for assignment to virtual systems.
Replication - Setting up backup Cloudmin masters.
Bridged Networking Setup - Creating a network bridge for sites that don't allow VMs to be directly connected, like Hetzner.
About Cloudmin - Basic introduction and feature list.
Cloudmin Glossary - Terms used in Cloudmin and its documentation.
Cloudmin GPL - Installing and using the free Xen-only version of Cloudmin.
Cloudmin Roadmap - Future plans for Cloudmin.
Introduction to Virtualization Concepts - Introductory coverage of virtualization concepts, types of virtualization, and how Cloudmin interacts with virtualized cloud servers.
Setting Up Linux Open Source Xen Virtualization - Using Cloudmin with Linux open source Xen virtualized systems.
Setting Up Citrix Xen Virtualization - Using Cloudmin with Citrix Xen virtualized systems.
Setting Up Linux OpenVZ Virtualization - Using Cloudmin with Linux OpenVZ virtual containers.
Setting Up KVM Virtualization - Using Cloudmin with Linux KVM instances.
Setting Up Linux LXC Virtualization - Using Cloudmin with Linux LXC containers.
Setting Up Solaris/OpenSolaris Zones Virtualization - Using Cloudmin with Solaris/OpenSolaris Zones.
Setting Up Linux VServer Virtualization - Using Cloudmin with Linux vserver virtual containers.
Setting Up LVM for Xen or KVM - How to store Xen or KVM disk images in LVM logical volumes
Multiple Interfaces for Xen - How to connect multiple host system interfaces to Xen systems
Xen Kernels - Booting a kernel from the virtual system with Xen
Empty Systems - Installing any operating system into an empty Xen or KVM instance
Location Groups - Simplifying host system allocation with location groups
Virtual Machine Management
Using Cloudmin - An introduction to various tasks in Cloudmin.
Downloading System Images - How to download Virtual Machine images for products such as Xen, VServers, and Zones.
Registering Host Systems - Preparing your server for virtualization.
Virtualmin Licenses - Setting up your Virtualmin licenses in Cloudmin.
Creating an Open Source Xen Virtual Machine - How to create a new Xen Virtual Machine.
Creating an Citrix Xen Virtual Machine - How to create a new Citrix Xen VM.
Creating a KVM Virtual Machine - How to create a new KVM Virtual Machine.
Managing Virtual Domains - Using the Cloudmin interface to create, find, and manage domains on your Virtual Machines.
Replicating Virtual Domains - Using Cloudmin to replicate Virtualmin domains and settings between systems.
Creating a VServers Virtual Machine - How to create a VServers Virtual Machine.
Creating a Solaris Zones Virtual Machine - How to create a Solaris Zones Virtual Machine.
Create FreeBSD Systems - How to create a virtual system running FreeBSD on a KVM host.
Making Your Own Images - How to create your own images for Virtual Server products such as Xen, VServers, and Zones.
Cloning Systems - How to easily duplicate an existing virtual system.
Backup and Restore - Backing up Cloudmin systems on schedule.
Automatic Failovers - Creating failover groups to handle host system failures.
Roundrobin DNS Records - Creating automatically updated DNS records that resolve to multiple systems, and web proxies that forward to multiple systems.
Cloudmin API and Development
Command Line API - Using the command line tools for managing Cloudmin instances.
Remote API - Using the remote API for managing Cloudmin instances.
Cloudmin API and Development FAQ - Have questions about API usage and Cloudmin development?
Adding an EC2 Account - Information on Amazon's EC2, and how to setup an EC2 account.
Creating an EC2 Virtual Machine - How to create an Amazon EC2 Virtual Machine.
Creating an EC2 Image - How to create an Amazon EC2 Machine Image (AMI).
EC2 Security Groups - Creating and managing EC2 firewall security groups.
EC2 Static IP Addresses - Creating and assigning EC2 static addresses.
EC2 Volumes - Creating and assigning EC2 elastic block volumes.
Managing Virtual Disks - Creating additional disks for Xen and KVM systems.
Managing RAM Limits - Setting limits on RAM usage.
Managing CPU Limits - Setting limits on CPU usage and virtual CPU cores.
Managing Bandwidth Limits - Restricting total network traffic and bandwidth.
Managing IO Classes - Setting the IO priority of a virtual system.
Managing Network Interfaces - Adding and changing IP addresses.
System Monitoring and Alerts - Setting up email notifications when systems go down or exceed thresholds.
Auto-Scaling Groups - Automatically creating systems in response to load.
Disk Image Directories - Defining additional directories for virtual system disks.
iSCSI Storage - Storing virtual system disks on an iSCSI server.
Disk Snapshots - Saving the state of virtual systems for later rollback.
System Owners and Plans
Account Plans - Defining limits on resource usage and functions.
System Owners - Accounts with limited access to Cloudmin.
Usage Accounting - Tracking total resource use by systems and owners.
Introduction and Installation - What the Cloudmin Services does, and how to install it.
Host Systems - Setting up and adding host systems.
System Owners - Creating system owner accounts for service hosting.
Client Systems - Configuring Virtualmin client systems.
Services API - Calling the services API from your own code.
Running Windows under Xen - How to install Windows into a Cloudmin-managed Xen instance, by Scott Grayban.