xen-tools is a collection of simple perl scripts which allow you to easily create new guest Xen domains upon your Debian GNU/Linux host.
Once installed and configured you can create a new Xen instance in a matter of minutes. Each new Xen domain will be complete with:
Your new instance will be completed by having the user accounts from your guest system copied over, and you may optionally boot the image as soon as it has been created.
Ian Jackson wrote a nice introduction to xen-tools on the Xen.org Community Blog.
Mutiple installation methods are supported to increase your choices. You can choose to:
Because the creation of new instance is very modular there are very few dependencies, and adding new flavours of GNU/Linux to install should be very simple.
Please read the FAQ for more details.
xen-tools was originally only capable of installing Debian guests, nowadays it supports Ubuntu, CentOS and others, too!
Originally a quick hack written to accompany an introduction to Xen the software has proved useful and popular.