virt-xml-validate man page

virt-xml-validate — validate libvirt XML files against a schema

Synopsis

virt-xml-validate XML-FILE [SCHEMA-NAME]

virt-xml-validate OPTION

Description

Validates a libvirt XML for compliance with the published schema. The first compulsory argument is the path to the XML file to be validated. The optional second argument is the name of the schema to validate against. If omitted, the schema name will be inferred from the name of the root element in the XML document.

Valid schema names currently include

"domainsnapshot"
The schema for the XML format used by domain snapshot configuration
"domain"
The schema for the XML format used by guest domains configuration
"network"
The schema for the XML format used by virtual network configuration
"storagepool"
The schema for the XML format used by storage pool configuration
"storagevol"
The schema for the XML format used by storage volume descriptions
"nodedev"
The schema for the XML format used by node device descriptions
"capability"
The schema for the XML format used to declare driver capabilities
"nwfilter"
The schema for the XML format used by network traffic filters
"secret"
The schema for the XML format used by secrets descriptions
"interface"
The schema for the XML format used by physical host interfaces

Options

-h, --help
Display command line help usage then exit.
-V, --version
Display version information then exit.

Exit Status

Upon successful validation, an exit status of 0 will be set. Upon failure a non-zero status will be set.

Author

Daniel P.Berrange

Bugs

Report any bugs discovered to the libvirt community via the mailing list <http://libvirt.org/contact.html> or bug tracker <http://libvirt.org/bugs.html>. Alternatively report bugs to your software distributor / vendor.

License

virt-xml-validate is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL v2+. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE

See Also

virsh(1), online XML format descriptions <http://libvirt.org/format.html>

Referenced By

libvirtd(8), virsh(1), virt-admin(1), virt-host-validate(1).

2016-04-26 libvirt-1.3.4 Virtualization Support