Mist helps you manage KubeVirt VM-based workloads in your Kubernetes clusters alongside other supported clouds.

Specifically for KubeVirt, with Mist you can:
  • View your VMs and their metadata, e.g. IP, status, pod etc.
  • Start, stop, reboot and destroy instances.
  • Create new VMs.
  • View, create, attach, detach and delete persistent storage volumes. Supported modes include filesystem and block volumes.
You can also leverage features that are common to all our supported clouds, e.g. tags, ownership, expiration dates, cost quotas, RBAC, shell, scripts, orchestration, monitoring, rules, audit logs etc.

Getting started

Adding a KubeVirt cloud to Mist

To get started with KubeVirt in Mist, you first need to add a KubeVirt cloud. In more detail:

  1. Log in Mist.
  2. Go to Mist's add cloud form at https://mist.io/clouds/+add and click the KubeVirt logo.
  3. In the form that appears at the bottom, type a name for your cloud.
  4. Provide hostname or IP and port number which Mist can use to communicate with your Kubernetes API.
  5. If you are using a self-signed certificate, paste your CA Certificate in the respective field.
  6. Mist can authenticate with the Kubernetes API using Basic HTTP, TLS or a Bearer Token. Select the one that applies to your case and give the relevant information. For more information on Kubernetes authentication check out the official documentation here and a helpful blog post here
  7. Click the "ADD CLOUD" button and you are ready to go.

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