[PVE-User] Qemu guest agent

Eneko Lacunza elacunza at binovo.es
Fri Feb 20 11:36:21 CET 2015


It's not the "spice guest agent" - I don't even know whether one exists.

Qemu has a guest agent; you have to install it by hand in the VM 
(Proxmox doesn't have any helper for it AFAIK)


On 20/02/15 11:23, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:11:59 AM Steffen Wagner wrote:
>> Haha, me too.. What does this agent have for features??
>> Thanks Steffen
> Figured out how to activate it:
>    qm set <VMID> -agent 1
> I'm guessing you need the spice guest agent installed on the vm (windows or
> linux). Proxmox can then issue commands to it, such as "shutdown" or "freeze"
> (on windows this invokes the VSS api which makes vm backups databases such as
> SQL server safe).
> No idea how or when it is invoked from the proxmox side though.
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