[virt-tools-list] Why there is no "autostop"?

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Thu Mar 13 18:46:12 UTC 2014

On 03/13/2014 02:39 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
> Hi,
> Since there is "autostart", I'd think that there should be a symmetric
> command "autostop". But I don't see it in the manual. Does anybody
> know why?
> What is the proper way to shutdown the host? Do I have to manually
> shutdown each guests before shutting down the host? Is there a more
> automated way to shutting down the host? Thanks.

Googling 'libvirt autostop', second hit is a bug report that leads to exactly
what you are requesting, and the solution:


Please, try googling a bit harder before you send a question to any mailing
list. Also, this question is better suited for libvirt-users at redhat.com

- Cole

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