[PVE-User] Windows Server 2003

Mark Adams mark at openvs.co.uk
Thu Apr 25 16:30:27 CEST 2019


AFAIK you need the serial driver for the guest agent to work correctly, so
make sure that device is up to date. If its not showing as with a missing
driver in device manager it must already be installed and might just need
updating?

https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Qemu-guest-agent#Windows


On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 at 11:41, David Lawley <davel at upilab.com> wrote:

> something up with the guest agent, have to look further.
>
> These things have been pounded on for the past few years, something is
> lingering around.  Agent its running but no communication between guest
> and PVE
>
> On 4/25/2019 2:01 AM, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> > Am 4/24/19 um 8:13 PM schrieb David Lawley:
> >> I did that as part of the migration
> >>
> > and the guest agent works? i.e., things like
> > # qm guest cmd VMID get-osinfo
> >
> > also the guest config could be interesting:
> > # qm config VMID
> >
> >
> >> Serial driver?  Don't have have any odd devices showing up in the
> device list
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 4/24/2019 2:02 PM, Mark Adams wrote:
> >>> Haven't tried this myself, but have you updated the qemu-agent and
> serial
> >>> driver to check it's not that?
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, 24 Apr 2019, 18:59 David Lawley, <davel at upilab.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I know, its an oldie, but.. Windows Server 2003
> >>>>
> >>>> But since moving it to PVE 5.4 (from3.4) its does not reboot/restart
> on
> >>>> its own.  You can select a restart, but it does not. You have to start
> >>>> it manually.
> >>>>
> >>>> Migration from 3.4 was done via backup then restore into 5.4
> >>>>
> >>>> Poking around, but if someone has crossed this path before me I would
> >>>> appreciate a nudge in the right direction
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks a bunch
> >
> >
>
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