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Re: [Xen-users] how to create XEN config file of running domU?

To: "xen-users" <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Rudi Ahlers" <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] how to create XEN config file of running domU?
From: "Nick Couchman" <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 11:08:50 -0700
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You can use "xm list -l" to dump the configuration in SXP format; then you 
should be able to use "xm new" or "xm create" with the "-F" option to load an 
SXP-based config file.  See the "xm" man page for more info - that's where I 
dug up this.


>>> On 2009/12/03 at 15:04, Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
> Hi all,
> I use FluidVM on some of our VPS host nodes, and the management server
> has crashed, so now I need to recover the running VM's, somehow.
> FluidVM deploys the domU's on the hostnode dynamically from a
> database, i.e. there's no /etc/xen/vps1 (for example) config files.
> The domU's are still running on the servers, and I now want to create
> config files for them, while they're running.
> How would I be able todo this?
> For example, here's a list of running VM's from one of the servers:
> root@usaxen02:[~]$ xm list
> Name                                      ID Mem(MiB) VCPUs State   Time(s)
> AndriesBurger_39_cronos          90      255     1 -b----     42.4
> Bruce_18_carmen                     60      255     1 r----- 3528327.5
> Domain-0                                  0     3433     4 r----- 1116681.7
> Rudi_14_mars                           40     3007     2 -b---- 953036.3
> Rudi_44_vps2                           93      255     1 -b----     22.9
> Is there any way to create a config file,
> /etc/xen/AndriesBurger_39_cronos, from the running domU
> AndriesBurger_39_cronos ?

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