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From "Kelceydamage@bbits" <>
Subject Re: KVM Tools
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 09:10:02 GMT
What most people seem to associate with guest tools is the ability for greater console interactions
(drag and drop/shared clipboard), as well as API login functions in the API.

I myself have brought these up many times, if your interested in other features, the. Please
describe in detail.


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On Mar 28, 2013, at 12:01 AM, Maurice Lawler <> wrote:

> No, nothing in particular. I just noticed in my pervious ventures with Cloudstack / XEN
/ ESXI that there were some tools you could (or were required / suggested by installation
guides) I just did not know if there was anything like that. 
> On Mar 28, 2013, at 1:49 AM, Marcus Sorensen <> wrote:
>> The qemu guest agent is installed in the guest, that is...
>> On Mar 28, 2013 12:48 AM, "Marcus Sorensen" <> wrote:
>>> What specifically? A large chunk of the tools for VMware/xen are upgraded
>>> drivers, which aren't necessary with Linux and already available for other
>>> operating systems. There's also the qemu-guest-agent which can be installed
>>> in the host to do things like write files from host to guest, but
>>> cloudstack doesn't have any functionality around that. Which features were
>>> you hoping for?
>>> On Mar 28, 2013 12:43 AM, "Maurice Lawler" <> wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I've been seeing some idle chatter about possible KVM Guest Tools, like
>>>> there are for VMware and Xen Server.
>>>> Has anything be done about this?

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