Proxmox VE is a complete open-source platform for enterprise
virtualization. With the built-in web interface you can easily manage
VMs and containers, software-defined storage and networking,
high-availability clustering, and multiple out-of-the-box tools on a
You can use the virt-install command to create virtual
machines and install operating system on those virtual machines from the
command line. virt-install can be used either interactively
or as part of a script to automate the creation of virtual
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization
solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions
(Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko,
that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor
specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.ko.
Using KVM, one can run multiple virtual machines running unmodified
Linux or Windows images. Each virtual machine has private virtualized
hardware: a network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc.
A port forward is a way of making a computer on your home or
business network accessible to computers on the internet, even though
they are behind a router or firewall. It is commonly used in gaming,
security cameras, home automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Port forwards are setup in your router. A forwarded port is also known
as open. After you have forwarded a port you have an open port.