simulating multiple hypervisors with the test driver

Daniel P. Berrangé berrange at
Tue Jan 4 10:55:50 UTC 2022

On Mon, Jan 03, 2022 at 09:06:35PM -0600, Tom Ammon wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm working on a python application that will manage multiple remote
> libvirt hypervisors. I've been using the test:///default uri for
> single-hypervisor tests, and it works great.
> I'd like to simulate connecting to two different remote hypervisors,
> however, in my testing so far it appears that multiple connections to the
> test:///default uri just look like different connections to the same
> hypervisor. Here's what I tried :

Yes, the test:///default URI is shared process-global state.

> What I would like is to be able to spin up two completely independent
> instances of the test driver so that it can simulate two different
> hypervisors/instances of libvirtd.

Pass in a path to a custom XML file for the connection



every instance of a file base URL will be unique. See this example
file for guidance on how to write the XML to pre-populate arbitrary

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