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Re: [virt-tools-list] Proposal: A place to store metadata about guests



On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 09:03:45AM -0400, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 10:48:09AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> <snip> 
> >  - "Does any guest have libpng <= <vulnerable-version> installed?"
> 
> So the guest would also be reporting up to its host what packages it has
> installed? Or is there some other mechanism in place that would all this
> information to come out of the guest?

virt-inspector provides this info.  In particular I don't just want
this database to work for running guests.  It's possibly most useful
for shut down or archived guests.

Rich.

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Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
virt-df lists disk usage of guests without needing to install any
software inside the virtual machine.  Supports Linux and Windows.
http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-df/


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