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Ubuntu KVM 4: Second Network Interface

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Often you need to expose a second network interface in your virtual machines.  Sometimes you have a second physical interface on the actual host, this is usually part of a private back end network (with a private IP space).  Other times, you are using virtualization on a single host for isolating individual components, here you can make a second (virtual) bridge with no physical backing network.

Ubuntu KVM 3: Virsh Console Fix

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You may find that immediately after installing your guest, you cannot connect to the guest via `virsh console`. Follow along as I add a serial console, designate it for use by grub, and add it to the guest's configuration file for virsh to use.

Ubuntu KVM 2: Creating the Guest

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Time to create the Guest, or virtualized, machine.  Ubuntu gives us a very handy script that will take a lot of the guest install and configuration out of our hands... as long as you know all of the flags you need to setup a working install.

Ubuntu KVM 1: Bridge Network

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So you're new to virtualization and want to take your brand new computer, with its brand new OS, into KVM/libvirt nirvana with the least amount of frustration. Follow along as I start from a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty and configure it reasonably and easily into a dev/production web host.