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Re: [libvirt-users] Using alias under disk in XML

On 2018/03/29 11:10 am, Andre Goree wrote:
I've been trying to follow the information found here [1] in order to
provide an alias for RBD disks I'm defining, however it does not
appear to be working and I wanted to see if I was doing something

I define the alias like so (using 'virsh edit'):

    <disk type='file' device='disk'>
      <driver name='qemu' type='qcow2' cache='writeback'
error_policy='stop' discard='unmap'/>
      <alias name='ua-test'/>

However, when I then 'virsh dumpxml {guest}', the alias is not there.
There is no error given after my edits are made and saved.  It just
seems that libvirt is completely ignoring or removing my changes,
without reason.

Can anyone give any insight on why this might be happening, and/or
help me with the proper way of defining the alias?

1 - https://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html

Apologies, the link (with breadcrumb) is https://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsDevices

Andre Goree
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