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From Maurice Lawler <>
Subject Re: KVM Tools
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:44:06 GMT
No, there isn't really anything in particular I was getting at. Was simply making sure with
my setup I wasn't missing anything 

"Kelceydamage@bbits" <> wrote:

>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.
>Sent from my iPhone
>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" <>
>>>>> 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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