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Re: [libvirt] trying to 'destroy' a domain with Python bindings...

On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 02:21:49AM -0700, Michael March wrote:
> When I do this:
>    conn.lookupByName('myDomU').destroy()
> ... I get this:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "test.py", line 30, in ?
>    print conn.lookupByName('myDomU').destroy()
>  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 238, in destroy
>    if ret == -1: raise libvirtError ('virDomainDestroy() failed', dom=self)
> libvirt.libvirtError: virDomainDestroy() failed
> What am I missing here? Destroy should do the equivalent of 'Delete' on 
> virt-manager, correct?

  No Destroy means kill a running domain, it's probably not running, hence
the error. Delete means undefining a domain see

    """undefine a domain but does not stop it if it is running """

I think it's available in RHEL 5 update 2.


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