[libvirt] Support for passing arbitrary qemu/kvm admin console commands?

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Tue Jun 3 06:22:33 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 07:47:52PM -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
> I'm looking at building a framework which makes use of KVM's 
> pseudo-migration support for snapshot management. To my knowledge, this 
> functionality is not presently available through libvirt.
> Is it possible to send arbitrary qemu/kvm admin console commands to a VM 
> started and controlled by libvirt, or does any requirement for 
> funtionality not presently exposed through libvirt conflict with its use?

My recollection is that it's not allowed because it's a huge security hole.


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