[ovirt-users] ovirt-shell show vm doesn't show all vm properties

Juan Hernández jhernand at redhat.com
Tue Oct 11 15:58:51 UTC 2016

On 10/11/2016 03:47 PM, Nathanaël Blanchet wrote:
> Hi,
> since ovirt 4.0, I can't use "--all_content" combined with "show vm" 
> anymore. The option si still available with the key tab, but when 
> applying, ovirt-shell complains : option "--all_content" is not supported.
> I wrote some script using the console-enabled  option, how can I 
> retrieve this now?

This is a bug in the CLI, I opened the following BZ to track it:

  The "--all_content true" option isn't accepted

It will be fixed by this patch:

  cli: Base should be None when there is no base

That will hopefully be included in release 4.0.6 of the oVirt project.

> Le 22/04/2016 à 11:39, Juan Hernández a écrit :
>> On 04/22/2016 10:14 AM, Nathanaël Blanchet wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I'd like to find any vms with some defined properties like
>>> (console-enabled or serial_number-policy for example) with ovirt-shell
>>> -E "show vm name", but I can't find all information that I can get with
>>> edit vm popupin the UI.
>>> I belevied these kind of properties were unvailable because the flag was
>>> by default to false, but after updating the flag to true, it is still
>>> not visible. Does it exist an extended way to get those feature with
>>> ovirt-shell?
>>> Thank you.
>> The console information isn't reported by default because it requires an
>> additional query to the database, which is expensive, and not useful in
>> general. You can enable these expensive items using the "all_content"
>> parameter:
>>    $ ovirt-shell "show vm name --all_content true"
>> The serial number properties are only present if there is one serial
>> number policy enabled.

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