On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 4:19 PM, Shawn Debnath <sh...@debnath.net> wrote:

> Hello!
> Couple months ago I started writing a bhyve management tool in C for our
> startup, in preparation for migration to FreeBSD for our servers. The
> goal was to be able to create, drop, and auto-start/stop/restart VMs,
> individually or all at once, and provide a plugin infrastructure to
> expose some metrics / errors for reporting and aggregation. More
> importantly it would detect errors/failures, report them and attempt to
> restart the VM per assigned policy.
> The effort stalled due to some high priority work that crept in.
> However, I am planning on restarting soon and wanted to check if there
> was a need for something like this.  I ran across Michael Dexter's vmrc,
> and although its shell based, it does provide quite a bit of features
> that we were looking for.  There's also iohyve. And I heard Peter and
> Neel are working on something as well. If there is interest, this would
> be open sourced from the start. Or if there is an existing effort
> that addresses these problems, I would love to contribute to that project.
> Thoughts, comments, concerns, please share.

vm-bhyve is most mature to this point IME, just don't use the ports version.

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