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

Eneko Lacunza elacunza at binovo.es
Tue May 14 09:22:10 CEST 2019


Hi,

I wonder how much money did you pay Maurer IT for their excelent open 
source product, and Red Hat, for the very same?

Did you know that you can get support tickets from Maurer IT?

I guess you'll need them the next time you need help...

Cheers

El 14/5/19 a las 2:20, Saint Michael escribió:
> 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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