What it does? It can do the follow action: start, stop, shutdown, status and monitor. Example, to get monitor's help:
kvm-admin my_guest monitor help
It's add a bridge to a given bridge from guest configuration file. The bridge(s) have to exists. There can individual bridges on the system and each guest can assign to different bridge. No need to add many script files and scriptdown files. This is set automatic.
Configuration File Format
The guest configuration file have to placed in the directory domains. The format is taken 1:1 from the command line.
Global configuration varibales, which all guest should effected, can write in 'config/kvm.cfg' file Exampe:
deamonize = enabled localtime = enabled
To use an qemu-kvm option which don't have a parameter, have to use:
variable = enabled
name = my_guest smp = 2 m = 1024 drive = file:/path_to_image_or_lvm,[and other options] cdrom = my_installer.iso daemonize = enabled localtime = enabled
Only one exception exist. This is only for the '-net tap' option. There have to add an option for the bridge.
net = nic,[and other options]
An example for tap option:
net = tap,ifname=my_guest,bridge=br0