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Re: [libvirt] Create a copy of a Domain



On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 10:22:18AM +0900, IKI-サガル バルウェ wrote:
> Thanks Daniel,
> 
> >>I think you must at least change the UUID (/domain/uuid) and name
> >>(/domain/name) in the XML description. Very like you also need to 
> >>duplicate
> >>the used disk images and update their paths
> >>(/domain/devices/disk/source/@file) accordingly, unless you really want 
> >>your
> >>domians to share them.
> 
> I will definately try this out. As for changing the UUID, I think the new 
> value has to be unique in terms of all other Domains present. I am right??
> 
> >Better yet use the 'virt-clone' command line tool, or virt-manager's clone
> >capability
> 
> As for using 'virt-clone', is there a way to implement this using python 
> bindings for libvirt??
> I want to provide the functionality in a python script.
> I thought of doing this by directly executing the command line 'virt-clone' 
> command from my python script and check wheather it executes successfully 
> or not. We can do this by the 'os.system' function in python.

virt-clone is written in python itself and most of its code is in a
set of library modules, so you can call them directly if neccessary.
Or just write the equivalent code yourself using libvirt python, since
there isn't much too it

Daniel
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