Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 846665
virDomainReset not implemented with VBox
Last modified: 2016-04-26 13:54:27 EDT
Description of problem:
Attempting to "reset" (virDomainReset) a VM on a VirtualBox host returns: "error: this function is not supported by the connection driver: virDomainReset"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Compiled against library: libvir 0.9.10
Using library: libvir 0.9.10
Using API: VBOX 0.9.10
Running hypervisor: VBOX 4.1.18
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect to VBox host with virsh (vbox:///session)
2. Issue reset command 'reset vbox-test01'
error: Failed to reset domain Test01
error: this function is not supported by the connection driver: virDomainReset
Domain Test01 reset
virDomainReboot works, however the same command on the ESX driver errors if VMware Tools is not installed within the guest. This bug is similar to 846406 (ESX rather than VBox).
This also affects library/API 0.9.13
As with the matching ESX BZ, I think your best bet for getting this functionality is to submit patches upstream.
Agreed with dave, tracking this in bugzilla isn't going to generate any results. There's many unimplemented APIs across the drivers. Closing as DEFERRED; someone just needs to provide a patch