virt-manager man page

virt-manager — display the virtual machine desktop management tool

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

The following options are accepted when running "virt-manager":

-h
--help

Display command line help summary

--version

Show virt-manager's version number and exit

-c URI
--connect=URI

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.

--no-conn-autostart

Don't autostart any libvirt connections when launching "virt-manager".

--show-DIALOG-WINDOW

Display the corresponding "DIALOG-WINDOW" when launching "virt-manager". This function implies --no-conn-autostart and the manager window will not be shown at startup in this case.

The following "DIALOG-WINDOW" options are currently available:

--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 main window summarizing performance for all virtual machines on the host.

--spice-disable-auto-usbredir

Auto USB redirection is supported by default. This option switches off it.

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

Bugs

Please see <http://virt-manager.org/bugs/>

See Also

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

Referenced By

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

2017-02-12 1.4.0 Virtual Machine Manager