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VIRT-MANAGER(1) Virtual Machine Manager VIRT-MANAGER(1)

NAME

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

COPRYRIGHT

Copyright (C) Red Hat, Inc, and various contributors. This is free
software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU
General Public License “http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html”. There is
NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

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

1.3.2 2016-07-20 VIRT-MANAGER(1)