imvirt - I’m virtualized?

Posted on 2012-09-14 in Projects • Tagged with Linux, Perl, IBH, VMware, XenServer, Virtualization, imvirt • 1 min read

This little perl script tries to detect if it is called from within a virtualization container. This is detected by looking for well-known boot messages, directories and reading DMI (Desktop Management Interface) data.

The following containers are detected:

  • Virtual PC/Virtual Server
  • VirtualBox
  • VMware
  • QEMU/KVM (experimental)
  • Xen (para and …

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