Offline Manipulation of Virtual Machines
libguestfs is a new library for accessing and modifying guest disk images. Using Linux
libguestfs can access any type of guest filesystem that Linux and
The following tools are provided by
guestfish- Provides an interactive shell for editing virtual machine filesystems and executing commands in the context of the guest.
virt-inspector- Displays OS version, kernel, drivers, mount points, applications, etc. in a virtual machine.
- Bindings for OCaml, Perl, Python, Ruby, and Java programming languages.
For further details refer to:
- http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/libguestfs/ -- Project page
- http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/libguestfs/recipes.html -- Examples of