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There are two parts to a VM - the disk image (or set of images in a snapshot chain) and the VM definitions. Cloning VM definitions can be both simple and complex. For the clone to run on another host, all you need is virsh dumpxml VMNAME > VM.xml on the source; and then virsh define VM.xml on the destination host. If the clone is going to be running ...
Normal file systems have no mechanism to support your desired mode of operation and the second VM will just not learn when the FS has changed. The alternative would be to use a cluster-aware file system, but just using NFS will be much simpler.
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