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asked 2015-05-29 09:03:08 -0500

bobyakov gravatar image

updated 2015-05-29 09:03:43 -0500

Please confirm,

I am in the process of configuring live migration functionality on Ice house running on Ubuntu 14.04. The instructions state to modify /etc/sysconfig/libvirtd file, I do not have /etc/sysconfig/libvirtd file, nor do I have a /etc/sysconfig directory. Is this created manually or should be there by default?

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Sysconfig is a RHEL/CentOS/Fedora thing. It should be in your default directory

jdexter gravatar imagejdexter ( 2015-05-29 10:12:25 -0500 )edit

Would the file be called something different as well? I see file libvirt-bin in /etc/default, instead of libvirtd

bobyakov gravatar imagebobyakov ( 2015-05-29 11:15:33 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-05-29 11:31:02 -0500

Poonam Agarwal gravatar image

updated 2015-06-01 03:07:37 -0500

Please check this link

The file in ubuntu corresponding to /etc/sysconfig/libvirt is /etc/default/libvirt-bin ( here u need to add an option -l for listen )

options passed to libvirtd, add "-l" to listen on tcp

libvirtd_opts="-d -l"

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Same issue it states to Edit /etc/sysconfig/libvirtd, this directory / file does not exists in Ubuntu.

bobyakov gravatar imagebobyakov ( 2015-05-29 11:50:15 -0500 )edit

answered 2015-05-30 03:23:41 -0500

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updated 2015-05-30 03:24:15 -0500

Hi, The file is /etc/default/libvirt-bin in Ubuntu. Update the libvirtd_opts from the default



libvirtd_opts="-d -l"

Then restart your libvirt-bin service

service libvirt-bin restart

I believe that should then work for you


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Are you saying the -l switch is the listen option, instead of using listen flag at /etc/sysconfig/libvirtd file.


bobyakov gravatar imagebobyakov ( 2015-06-01 09:17:35 -0500 )edit

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