[ovirt-users] Start VM function using ovirt api

Juan Hernandez jhernand at redhat.com
Wed Sep 3 04:14:12 EDT 2014

On 09/03/2014 10:12 AM, Shanil S wrote:
> Hi All,
> We are using the /api/vm/ID/start function to start the virtual machine
> but it seems the vm is start in the run once mode. We want to start the
> vm in the Run mode rather than the run once, How can we do this ? Is
> there any other option to start the vm in the run mode ? it is possible
> from the ovirt admin panel. The following xml is used for the start vm
> action
> $xml_data = "
>     <action><boot dev='cdrom'/></os>
> <vm></vm></action>";

Use an empty <action/> element. The presence of the nested <vm></vm>
element means "run once".

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