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It's a (known) bug. Workaround: Change the display from 'default' to 'cirrus'. You can find this setting under hardware > display. Kind regards, Ilias el Matani


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It's probably a backup process or something storage-impacting happening at the host level. This is outside of your control and you should push the VPS provider for a solution. If they can't resolve, consider going elsewhere.


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Hidden in the comments at https://major.io/2015/04/11/run-virsh-a is export LIBVIRT_DEFAULT_URI=qemu:///system This works for me but may give more access than you want.


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You can install oVirt on CentOS to have a web GUI you can use to manager your virtual machines. You will need an oVirt Engine to manager the nodes, so this would be the first thing you setup. Next you'd configure the oVirt software on the CentOS node and add it to the Engine. You can follow the instructions at the oVirt website: ...


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You need to set DHCP Options List for the host. Like this for standard DHCP: host **foobar** { hardware ethernet c0:18:85:e3:13:31; fixed-address 10.1.1.129; option domain-name "**example.org**"; option host-name "foobar"; ddns-hostname "**foobar.mydomain.com**"; } EDIT Like this for libvirt: Please note you must have the patch for libvirt as this Bug ...


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The documentation is your friend. The virsh sub-command domuuid will return the uuid of the provided domain-name or domian-id. The sub-command domid returns the id when provided the domain-name or domain-uuid of a running machine. The sub-command domname gives domain-name when provided with a domain-uuid or domain-id. Note that the domid sub-command is ...


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Public bridging If you have only one NIC on the KVM host and you want to have access for the VMs to main network attached to eth0 interface you have to setup a public network bridge on top of your physical network interface (eth0 in the example): Without bridging you have something similar in /etc/network/interfaces: # The loopback network interface auto ...


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I've recently solved the problem on current Ubuntu by installing acpid and editing /etc/acpi/events/powerbtn to contain action=/sbin/poweroff. detailed instructions


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Mind that if you fully virtualize the file server without VT-d-like technologies and proper hardware, this will have no access to HDD SMART info, so consider what kind of reliability do you need.



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