Virtual Machine Configuration
Definition - What does Virtual Machine Configuration mean?
Virtual machine configuration is the process of creating and assigning hardware, software, network, and peripheral devices, and other resources to a virtual machine. Virtual machine configuration is done automatically through the hypervisor or manually by the administrator whenever a new virtual machine is created.
Techopedia explains Virtual Machine Configuration
- CPU allocation and settings
- Memory allocation and settings
- Storage allocation and settings
- Peripheral device settings ( CD-ROM, floppy, etc.)
- Boot order settings
- Communication adapter and ports settings ( serial port, parallel port, USB, network adapter, etc.)
- System startup and shutdown
- Other administrative settings