Introduction to SolusVM and common notation & glossary¶
Solus Virtual Manager (SolusVM) is a powerful GUI based VPS management system with full OpenVZ, Linux KVM, Xen Paravirtualization and Xen HVM support. SolusVM allows you and your clients to manage a VPS cluster with security & ease.
Refer to the table below regarding common notation & glossary.
|SolusVM Master node||The server where SolusVM Master software is installed. It contains graphical user interface and API interface for managing the infrastructure and creating virtual servers.|
|SolusVM Slave node||The server where SolusVM Slave software is installed. This server is using for actual VPS hosting and contains API interface for interacting with SolusVM Master node only.|
|IP Block||The list of IP addresses with the gateway and subnet mask. IP addresses from this pool are assigned to virtual servers.|
|Volume group||The Volume Group is the highest level abstraction used within the LVM. It is a must for KVM and Xen virtualization.|
|LVM||Logical volume. Is created from the volume group and used for storing the data of VPS for KVM and Xen virtualization.|
|Template||The pre-created cache that is used for creation of virtual servers.|