[libvirt-users] availability of snapshots functionality via Python bindings

Chris Lalancette clalance at redhat.com
Tue Jan 4 13:08:48 UTC 2011

On 01/04/11 - 01:04:55PM, Marcin Krol wrote:
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> Chris Lalancette wrote:
> > Snapshot support is indeed in the libvirt python bindings already, but you
> > are using an *ancient* version.  You need at least libvirt 0.8.2 to get
> > snapshot support.
> Thanks! That's what I needed to know.
> Regarding snapshots themselves: I presume with KVM/QEMU a qcow2 format
> of the vm's disk is still required to make snapshots?

Yes, that is correct.

Chris Lalancette

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