[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [virt-tools-list] "clone this disk" not available to remote connections



On 10/01/2013 10:23 AM, Kevin Goess wrote:
> We're just getting setup with kvm and virt-manager, and we noticed that on
> the "Clone virtual machine" screen, the "Clone this disk" option is
> greyed-out if you're using virt-manager over a remote connection.  It's
> only available to remote connections.
> 
> I see the source code in clone.py
> 
> ```python
> def can_we_clone(conn, vol, path):
>       ...
>        if conn.is_remote():
>             msg = _("Cannot clone unmanaged remote storage.")
> ```
> 
> My question is *why* can we not clone unmanaged remote storage, or what do
> we have to do to make it "managed"?

To make it managed, set up a storage pool for each disk image in use by
the domain.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: OpenPGP digital signature


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]