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

Mark Adams mark at openvs.co.uk
Tue May 14 03:03:06 CEST 2019


I sent you the information you needed an hour after you posted to this list.

If you simply followed the instructions in the link I sent to install the
agent correctly your issue would have been resolved.

On Tue, 14 May 2019, 01:24 Saint Michael, <venefax at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wrong: I did not get the information from this list, even a post in the
> support forum that lasted 24 hours and nobody had the answer, that includes
> Proxmox engineers. I was astounded that nobody had any idea about what I
> was going through. The list offered as a solution in the forum, is
> incomplete,
>
> https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/windows-vm-fails-to-shutdown-from-proxmox-web.54233/#post-249883
>
> By the way, somebody should fix it.
> I got the solution from Redhat.
>
>
> On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 6:21 PM Mark Adams <mark at openvs.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > 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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