[libvirt-users] libvirt guests graceful shutdown upon hosts powerdown/reboot

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Wed Oct 22 10:25:18 UTC 2014

On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 10:58:39AM +0100, lejeczek wrote:
> hi everybody
> by an assumption I expected VM guests to be shut down/off gracefully when
> the host is being powered down or rebooted, but this does not seem to be the
> case so I wonder..
> Am I missing some libvirt components/packages ?
> Or my assumption is incorrect and guests have to be shutdown manually?
> it's all SL 7 and guest are M$

The  libvirt-guests.service  systemd unit file is able to take care
of shutting down (or saving) guests at host shutdown.

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