[libvirt-users] virsh dom state

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Mon Mar 23 16:49:36 UTC 2015

On 23.03.2015 16:02, Fiorenza Meini wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm running KVM under Openstack .
> When I give virsh list command, I see some VM in NON persistent state.
> What does it mean? How can I move it to a persisten state ?

You can do that by running:

virsh dumpxml $dom > dom.xml && virsh define dom.xml

> I found that I cannot make a snapshot, from Openstack , of a machine
> which is in a NON PERSISTENT state.

However, I don't think it's a good idea to go behind OpenStack's back
and change things.


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