VMAN Virtualization Management
DMTF’s Virtualization Management (VMAN) standard is a set of specifications that address the management lifecycle of a virtual environment. VMAN has been adopted and published by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) as INCITS 483-2012.
VMAN’s Open Virtualization Format (OVF) specification provides a standard format for packaging and describing virtual machines and applications for deployment across heterogeneous virtualization platforms, while VMAN’s profiles standardize many aspects of the operational management of a heterogeneous virtualized environment.
DMTF has developed a set of standards for the management of virtual networking components (below). These include extensions to DMTF’s Common Information Model (CIM) for virtual networking, the Network Port Profile XML Schema, extensions to DMTF’s Open Virtualization Format (OVF) for the incorporation of Network Port Profiles, and more.
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White Papers and Technical Notes
|DSP2025||1.0.0ja||Virtual Networking Management White Paper (Japanese)||4 Mar 2014||View|
|DSP2021||1.0.0||Open Virtualization Format Examples||27 Jan 2009||Informational||View|
|DSP2017||2.0.0||Open Virtualization Format White Paper||24 Apr 2014||Informational||View|
|DSP2013||1.0.0||CIM System Virtualization Model White Paper||11 Nov 2007||Informational||View|
|DSP1097||1.0.0||Virtual Ethernet Switch Profile||21 Oct 2010||Standard||View|
|DSP1059||1.0.0||Generic Device Resource Virtualization Profile||15 Jul 2009||Standard||View|
|DSP1057||1.0.0||Virtual System Profile||22 Apr 2010||Standard||View|
|DSP1050||1.0.0||Ethernet Port Resource Virtualization Profile||21 Oct 2010||Standard||View|
|DSP1047||1.0.0||Storage Resource Virtualization Profile||22 Apr 2010||Standard||View|
|DSP1045||1.0.0||Memory Resource Virtualization Profile||14 Jul 2009||Standard||View|
|DSP1044||1.0.0||Processor Resource Virtualization Profile||22 Apr 2009||Standard||View|
|DSP1043||1.0.0||Allocation Capabilities Profile||22 Jun 2009||Standard||View|
|DSP1042||1.0.0||System Virtualization Profile||22 Apr 2010||Standard||View|
|DSP1041||1.1.0||Resource Allocation Profile||25 Jun 2009||Standard||View|