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A string identifying the hypervisor back-end in use.

Allowed values

  • qemu, libvirt and lxd on Linux
  • hyperv and virtualbox on Windows
  • qemu and virtualbox on macOS 10.15+
  • (deprecated) hyperkit on Intel macOS 10.15+

Default values

  • qemu on macOS and amd64 Linux
  • lxd on non-amd64 Linux
  • hyperv on Windows

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