[PVE-User] Shutting down Windows 10, 2016 and 2019 VMs

Mark Adams mark at openvs.co.uk
Tue May 14 00:19:57 CEST 2019


So the appropriate thing for you to do now is apologise about your rude
list post and say thanks for the link that told you how to configure it
correctly!

Regards

On Mon, 13 May 2019, 23:12 Saint Michael, <venefax at gmail.com> wrote:

> when I did this,
>  qm shutdown 104
> the command was ignored. The VM had the qemu-agent installed. It turned out
> that is not enough, you need to install the virtio-serial driver.
>
>
> On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 5:41 PM LHProjects Bugs Dump <
> bugs+proxmoxlist at lhpmail.us> <bugs+proxmoxlist at lhpmail.us> wrote:
>
> > What do you mean by shutdown? I've had Windows Server 2019 with
> > guest-agent, it suppose to work? No VMs I use with 'shutdown' ever
> worked?
> >
> > On 5/13/19 9:10 AM, Andreas Heinlein wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I can confirm that this is working here with Windows 10 and 2016.
> > >
> > > However, the guest agent from the latest stable VirtIO ISO is *not* the
> > > latest one. You may need the version from
> > >
> >
> https://fedorapeople.org/groups/virt/virtio-win/direct-downloads/latest-qemu-ga/
> > >
> > > Bye,
> > >
> > > Andreas
> > >
> > > Am 13.05.19 um 14:51 schrieb Mark Adams:
> > >> I haven't tried 2019 as yet, but windows 10 and 2016 work fine for me.
> > >>
> > >> Make sure your following this correctly!
> > >> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Qemu-guest-agent
> > >>
> > >> Regards
> > >>
> > >> On Mon, 13 May 2019 at 12:52, Saint Michael <venefax at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> I have not been able to shut down from Proxmox a Windows VM from any
> > >>> version after W2012, and that is a critical issue. If you need to
> > reboot a
> > >>> server and have dozens of Windows virtual machines, it takes a long
> > time
> > >>> for a user to login to each VM and shut it down.
> > >>>
> > >>> Is there is a way to do this? The documentation provided in
> > >>>
> > >>>
> >
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Windows_2012_guest_best_practices#Shutdown_Guest_From_Web_UI
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> is useless, it refers to a version of Windows that has largely
> > disappeared
> > >>> from datacenters.
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