How-to guides

These how-to guides cover key operations and processes in LXD.

Get started

To get started with LXD, install and initialize it. Then do some basic configuration of the server and the command-line client.

Work with LXD

After the initial setup, you can start working with LXD by creating instances. You’ll also need to set up and configure other entities.

Get ready for production

Once you are ready for production, consider setting up a LXD cluster to support the required load. You should also monitor you server or servers and configure them for the expected load.