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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-manager and remote managedsave



On 09/08/2010 04:41 AM, Daniel Berteaud wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> I've just updated virt-manager to version 0.8.5 (on F13, from the
> virt-preview repo). Reading the chagelog, I see that virt-manager now
> supports managedsave.
> 
> I use virt-manager to control a remote libvirt using qemu+ssh (remote
> libvirt is version 0.8.3 running on a CentOS 5.5 x86_64).
> 
> I was surprised to see an error message when trying to save a VM:
> "Saving virtual machines over remote connections is not supported with
> this libvirt version or hypervisor."
> 
> I understand why the old save function wasn't available for remote
> connections, but I don't see any reason for managedsave.
> 
> So, I've looked in the engine.py file and saw this check (lines
> 729-733):
> 
>         if managed and conn.is_remote():
>             self.err.val_err(_("Saving virtual machines over remote "
>                                "connections is not supported with this "
>                                "libvirt version or hypervisor."))
>             return
> 
>

Ugh, this is supposed to be 'if not managed and conn.is_remote()', as
in, we don't support non-managed save on remote connections

Thanks for the report, fixed upstream now:

http://hg.fedorahosted.org/hg/virt-manager/rev/1e16004da834

- Cole

> I just tried to comment this block, and now, I can save my VM, even over
> a remote connection. Everything is working fine.
> 
> So I'm wondering, what's the goal of this check ?
> 
> If managedsave is supported, I don't see any difference between a local
> and a remote connection.
> 
> If someone has the answer....
> 
> Regards, Daniel
> 


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