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Re: [libvirt] Is there an API for clone?

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 10:42:27AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 09:30:28AM +0800, 黄亮 wrote:
> > Hi, guys
> > 
> > I know there is a command "virt-clone", but I couldn't find the 
> > equivalent API here : http://libvirt.org/html/libvirt-libvirt.html
> > So, is there an API to clone an existing VM or not?
> The virt-clone tool is implemented by running a large number of
> individual libvirt APIs. There's no API that does everything in
> one go, because that would be an application specific use case.

In addition you can't clone a VM just using libvirt APIs:


On Windows you'd probably want to run the sysprep program.

This is a bug in the virt-clone tool:


And for completeness:



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