[virt-tools-list] [libvirt] Usability Enhancement: Import/Export VMs GUI

bancfc at openmailbox.org bancfc at openmailbox.org
Thu Mar 24 13:37:56 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-14 11:00, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 10:32:15PM +0000, bancfc at openmailbox.org wrote:
> Cool, now I'm wondering whether we also mention distros that are based
> on leveraging libvirt on our apps page [1]
>> The initial import process with virsh commands puts off many newbies 
>> who
>> lack the technical skills to get up and running. This is the single 
>> most
>> coveted feature that comes up. It would be great if you guys can make 
>> it
>> happen at GSoC :)
> Since virt-v2v can already quickly do that, I'm not sure the idea is 
> big
> enough that it would be enough for such project.  It would be basically
> a file chooser, button and running 'virt-v2v' with proper parameters if
> I'm not mistaken.
> Martin
> [1] https://libvirt.org/apps.html

I've been reading up on virt-v2v as a potential one line command 
solution for guest import but it seems this specific usecase is not what 
it was made for and this feature was ripped out:


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