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From Andrija Panic <andrija.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: VM from ISO cannot execute restoreVirtualMachine
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:12:41 GMT
File a GitHub issue/request for improvement Li...

On Fri, 13 Dec 2019, 14:48 Riepl, Gregor (SWISS TXT), <
Gregor.Riepl@swisstxt.ch> wrote:

> Hi Jerry,
>
> I think this is because of the way a VM is tied to its root disk, and how
> a root disk is chained to its template.
> VMs created from ISO do not have such a chain.
>
> Technically, it shouldn't be an issue to swap out the root disk entirely,
> though...
>
> Regards,
> Gregor
> ________________________________
> From: li jerry <div8cn@hotmail.com>
> Sent: 10 December 2019 10:43
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>;
> users@cloudstack.apache.org <users@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Subject: VM from ISO cannot execute restoreVirtualMachine
>
> Hello All
> When I analyzed the restoreVirtualMachine API, I found that If the VM is
> from ISO, newTemplate can only be ISO when executing restoreVirtualMachine.
>
> Why do we have such a design?
>
> From our application scenarios (I think most of them are the same), the VM
> created by the user through ISO may need to be reinstalled through template
> later.
>
>
>
> -Jerry
>
>

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