HPVM Mass Production with hpvmclone

This post is about cloning HP-UX virtual machines, or HPVMs.

Once you have built an HPVM, the hpvmclone command can be used to produce many more.  hpvmclone does not create a copy of the HPVM, it just creates a copy of the configuration.  The data copy is done manually, for example with the dd command.

Basic HPVM Cloning

The following procedure is a simplified version of that found on Juanma’s Blog, in the section “Method 1”. Continue reading