virt-xml-validate XML-FILE [SCHEMA-NAME]
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
The schema for the XML format used by domain snapshot configuration
The schema for the XML format used by guest domains configuration
The schema for the XML format used by virtual network configuration
The schema for the XML format used by storage pool configuration
The schema for the XML format used by storage volume descriptions
The schema for the XML format used by node device descriptions
The schema for the XML format used to declare driver capabilities
The schema for the XML format used by network traffic filters
The schema for XML format used by network filter bindings.
The schema for the XML format used by secrets descriptions
The schema for the XML format used by physical host interfaces
- -h, --help
- Display command line help usage then exit.
- -V, --version
- Display version information then exit.
Upon successful validation, an exit status of 0 will be set. Upon failure a non-zero status will be set.
Daniel P. Berrangé
Please report all bugs you discover. This should be done via either:
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the bug tracker
Alternatively, you may report bugs to your software distributor / vendor.
Copyright (C) 2009-2013 by Red Hat, Inc. Copyright (C) 2009 by Daniel P. Berrangé
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
virsh(1), online XML format descriptions, https://libvirt.org/
libvirtd(8), virsh(1), virt-admin(1), virt-host-validate(1).