[libvirt-users] virDomainCoreDumpWithFormat files created as root

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu May 28 09:03:11 UTC 2015

On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 10:29:22AM +0300, NoxDaFox wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am dumping a guest VM memory for inspection using the command
> "virDomainCoreDumpWithFormat" and the created files appear to belong to
> root (both user and group).
> I have searched around but didn't find any answer. Is there a way to
> instruct QEMU to create those files under a different user?

No, this is a limitation of the current API & impl

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