[Libvir] Any API available for renaming the guest OS

Ajishrao.r ajishrao at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 11:07:40 UTC 2008

In solaris in Man page of xm  it show rename option

rename  oldname newname

         Renames the domain oldname to newname.

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 4:17 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com>

> On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 11:43:10AM +0530, Ajishrao.r wrote:
> > xm has rename option, without reboot.
> Right, but not in the manpage.
> > Is theirs any specific reason why we don't have rename API?
> Not particularly, just waiting for a patch.
> The QEMU driver looks like it could be easily modified to support
> changing the name, which is just stored within a memory structure
> qemud_vm_def.
> Rich.
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