Ganeti is a cluster virtual server management software tool built on top of existing virtualization technologies such as Xen or KVM and other open source software. Ganeti requires pre-installed virtualization software on your servers in order to function. Once installed, the tool assumes management of the virtual instances (Xen DomU). Ganeti controls

Ganeti is designed to facilitate cluster management of virtual servers and to provide fast and simple recovery after physical failures using commodity hardware.

The Ganeti documentation is hosted at and includes an Installation tutorial as well as all man pages. Release tar balls and other related information can be downloaded from They are signed with the Ganeti Release Signing Key 6AA8276A.

Ganeti is open source. The public git repository and the repositories of related projects can be found at, or simply

git clone git://
Development is done on the ganeti-devel Mailinglist. The Development Process and other relevant information is described in the Wiki. Bugs are tracked on our public issue tracker.