[Users] Guest Agent

Thomas Suckow thomas.suckow at pnnl.gov
Thu Nov 21 21:38:21 UTC 2013

On 11/21/2013 12:33 PM, Itamar Heim wrote:
> On 11/21/2013 08:27 PM, Thomas Suckow wrote:
>> I am running several RHEL6 vms in ovirt. I am looking to install the
>> guest agent.
>> The releases repo has ovirt-guest-agent-common and EPEL has
>> ovirt-guest-agent. Which of these should I use?
> I see in the release repo:
> ovirt-guest-agent-1.0.8-1.el6.noarch.rpm
> http://resources.ovirt.org/releases/3.3/rpm/EL/6Server/noarch/
> ?
I'm an idiot. There is totally ovirt-guest-agent. I am still going to 
use the EPEL since for some reason the ovirt el6 repo is being wierd on 
my system (404 error). Probably the corporate proxy.
>> How is this distinct from qemu-guest-agent?
> qemu-guest-agent is a newcomer. ovirt uses some functionality from
> qemu-guest-agent, and for what's not covered by qemu-guest-agent, uses
> ovirt-guest-agent.
>> If I were to install an Ubuntu vm, what should I do about the guest agent?
> use this:
> http://lists.ovirt.org/pipermail/users/2013-September/016308.html
I'll keep that in mind.

Many thanks, even if I was chasing my own tail.


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