Welcome to Ravada VDI documentation¶
The chances are you’re here because you’ve been searching for free Virtual Desktop Infraestructure (VDI) documentation. Whether it is a large or a small project, you can start with VDI and see its benefits right away! We assume you do want to start your VDI project as quickly as possible. Therefore, RAVADA VDI is the perfect software for you!
Ravada VDI is an open-source project that allows users to connect to a virtual desktop. So it is a VDI broker.
By following the documentation and editing some configuration files, you’ll be able to deploy a VM within minutes.
Who is Ravada meant for?¶
Ravada is meant for sysadmins who have some background in GNU/Linux, and want to deploy a VDI project.
Get started with VDI, without reinventing the wheel.
We have written some documentation and hosted it on Read the Docs for you. This documentation is on-going, so if there is something you think is missing, don’t hesitate and drop us a line! In the meantime, we are still improving RAVADA VDI and its documentation, so new sections will be popping out from time to time.
The main documentation for the site is divided into three main sections:
Do you feel like giving us a hand? Here you have all the information you need as a developer:
- Install Ravada
- Running Ravada in production
- Development release
- Ubuntu installation
- Add KVM storage pool
- Enable apache modules
- Apache Proxy Configuration
- Apache redirect to https
- How to import a Virtualbox image
- How to create a Virtual Machine
- How to dump a hard drive to Ravada
- How to extend a Ravada Windows guest’s disk space
- How to Install a local LDAP
- How to add a KVM template
- New ISO image
- Swap Partition
- Troubleshooting frequent problems
- Update your Ravada
- Windows SPICE Clients
- How to change the controller driver of a Windows VM to VirtIO
- How to enable KVM virsh console access
- Development Tools
- Commit Rules
- Database Changes
- Editor configuration rules
- Local ISO server
- Steps to release
- Run Ravada in development mode
- Testing environment
- Hardening Spice security with TLS