virt-manager - Man Page

Graphical tool for managing libvirt VMs

Synopsis

virt-manager [Options]

Description

virt-manager is a desktop tool for managing virtual machines. It provides the ability to control the lifecycle of existing machines (bootup/shutdown,pause/resume,suspend/restore), provision new virtual machines and various types of store, manage virtual networks, access the graphical console of virtual machines, and view performance statistics, all done locally or remotely.

Options

Standard GTK options like --g-fatal-warnings are accepted.

The following options are accepted when running virt-manager

-h, ā€‰--help

Display command line help summary

--version

Show virt-manager's version number and exit

-c, ā€‰--connect

Specify the hypervisor connection URI

--debug

List debugging output to the console (normally this is only logged in ~/.cache/virt-manager/virt-manager.log). This function implies --no-fork.

--no-fork

Don't fork virt-manager off into the background: run it blocking the current terminal. Useful for seeing possible errors dumped to stdout/stderr.

Dialog Window Options

For these options, only the requested window will be shown, the manaer window will not be run in this case. Connection autostart will also be disabled. All these options require specifying a manual --connect URI.

--show-domain-creator

Display the wizard for creating new virtual machines

--show-domain-editor NAME|ID|UUID

Display the dialog for editing properties of the virtual machine with unique ID matching either the domain name, ID, or UUID

--show-domain-performance NAME|ID|UUID

Display the dialog for monitoring performance of the virtual machine with unique ID matching either the domain name, ID, or UUID

--show-domain-console NAME|ID|UUID

Display the virtual console of the virtual machine with unique ID matching either the domain name, ID, or UUID

--show-host-summary

Display the host/connection details window.

Bugs

Please see https://virt-manager.org/bugs/

See Also

virsh(1), virt-viewer(1), the project website https://virt-manager.org

Referenced By

guestfs-security(1), virt-clone(1), virt-designer(1), virt-install(1), virt-v2v-support(1), virt-viewer(1).

Virtualization Support