A Provider represents a Cloud where resources (hosts, networks or storage) are allocated to implement a Provision. Usually a Provider includes a zone or region in the target Cloud and an account that will be used to create the resources needed.
How Should I Read This Chapter¶
In this chapter you can find a guide on how to create Providers based on the supported Clouds. The following Cloud providers are enabled by default after installing OpenNebula:
Note, the on-premise provider is a convenient abstraction to represent your own resources on your datacenter.
Provisions are compatible with the KVM and LXC hypervisors.