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Re: [virt-tools-list] export guest configuration



On 10/27/2011 03:56 AM, Fossi Baer wrote:
> Great Cole,
> this two steps worked fine.
> 
> To see your VMs try:
> virsh --connect xen:/// list --all
> 
> Then pass those names to
> virsh --connect xen:/// dumpxml $vmname
> 
> Now i have the xml files of my VMs.
> How can i import this xml files.
> 

On the new machine, virsh --connect xen:/// define $filename

> Wiesel82
>>
>> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>> Datum: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 08:53:45 -0400
>> Von: Cole Robinson <crobinso redhat com>
>> An: Wiesel82 gmx ch
>> CC: virt-tools-list redhat com
>> Betreff: Re: [virt-tools-list] export guest configuration
>>
>> On 10/26/2011 08:44 AM, Wiesel82 gmx ch wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > i manage my xen guests with virt-manager. I install and clone guests with
>> > virt-manager and virt-install. Now i would like to export the guest
>> > configurations. If the system will crash completely and the system need to
>> > reinstall. How can i recover all my guest configurations?
>> >
>> > Is it enough to save .gconf/apps/virt-manager or how can i get all my guests
>> > configurations back after a crash?
>> > XM normally save the configurations in /etc/xen/vm/. But in virt-manager i
>> > don't find a option to export configurations to a file or a option where
>> > config files will be saved.
>> >
>>
>> You want to use 'virsh dumpxml' to get the guest configuration. Try
>>
>> To see your VMs try:
>> virsh --connect xen:/// list --all
>>
>> Then pass those names to
>> virsh --connect xen:/// dumpxml $vmname
>>
>> You'll also need to copy the disk images. The paths for those are shown in the
>> virt-manager VM details section.
>>
>> - Cole
> 
> 
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