Basic Operations

[1] Start Virtual Machine.

# Start Virtual Machine [future-1-x64]
[[email protected] ~]# virsh --connect qemu:///system start future-1-x64
Domain future-1-x64 started

# start and connect to console of [future-1-x64]
[[email protected] ~]# virsh --connect qemu:///system start future-1-x64 --console
Domain future-1-x64 started
Connected to domain future-1-x64
Escape character is ^]

Future OS 1 (Tesla)
Kernel 5.10.39-300.fx1.x86_64 on an x86_64 (hvc0)

futurelinux login:

[2] Stop Virtual Machine.

# Stop Virtual Machine [future-1-x64]
[[email protected] ~]# virsh --connect qemu:///system shutdown future-1-x64
Domain future-1-x64 is being shutdown

# Stop Virtual Machine [future-1-x64] forcely
[[email protected] ~]# virsh --connect qemu:///system destroy future-1-x64
Domain future-1-x64 destroyed

[3] Set auto-start for Virtual Machines.

# Enable auto-start for [future-1-x64]
[[email protected] ~]# virsh autostart future-1-x64
Domain future-1-x64 marked as autostarted

# Disable auto-start for [future-1-x64]
[[email protected] ~]# virsh autostart --disable future-1-x64
Domain future-1-x64 unmarked as autostarted

[4] List all Virtual Machines.

# List all active Virtual Machines
[[email protected] ~]# virsh --connect qemu:///system list
 Id   Name           State
------------------------------
 5    future-1-x64   running

# List all Virtual Machines included inactives
[[email protected] ~]# virsh --connect qemu:///system list --all
 Id   Name                   State
---------------------------------------
 5    future-1-x64           running
 -    template               shut off

[5] Try the help parameter for other options.

[[email protected] ~]# virsh --help