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Re: [Xen-users] Best practice to use Dom0?

Am Montag, den 13.06.2016, 09:40 +0100 schrieb Wei Liu:
> On Sat, Jun 04, 2016 at 06:05:41PM +0200, Cloud Admin wrote:

> > I am starting to get in touch with Xen in special and
> > virtualization in
> > general. I installed Xen hypervisor and play around with it. One
> > question was hitting me since there.
> > What is the best practice to use dom0? Is it only there to control
> > the
> > other domU's or can it be used (additional) as a 'normal' instance
> > and
> > take over jobs (e.g. provide TV broadcast service)?
> It's completely up to you really.
> Note that Dom0 in a typical setup also runs several services for all
> VMs, so in order to not bog it down too much it might be a good idea
> to
> not run any user workload inside it.
> Also from a security point of view, it is probably good idea to not
> expose unnecessary service on Dom0.
> All in all, personally I won't run any  public facing service in
> Dom0.
Thanks Wei, you confirm my thoughts. My actual plan is to install
services which are not directly used by other users, but to expose data
like a TV stream into my home network. This is my backup if the PCI
passthrough of the DVB card into a DomU is not working properly.


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