Hello Juan ! Thank you very much ! I am quite new to ovirt sdk and I really appreciate your help.
** with 4.0 I actually meant 3.6 , my typo :) On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 9:18 PM, Juan Hernández <jhern...@redhat.com> wrote: > On 03/08/2017 06:53 PM, Niyazi Elvan wrote: > > Hi Folks ! > > > > I am looking for a documentation for ovirt-engine-sdk-python-4.1 but > > could not find anything yet. Looks like there are many changes compared > > to 4.0. > > > > Version 4.1 of the SDK isn't very different for version 4.0. It is very > different from version 3.6. > > Note that version 3 of the API, and version 3 of the SDK are deprecated > since version 4.0 of the engine, and they will be removed in version 4.2 > of the engine. > > There is a general description of version 4 of the SDK here: > > https://github.com/oVirt/ovirt-engine-sdk/blob/master/sdk/README.adoc > > A collection of examples here: > > https://github.com/oVirt/ovirt-engine-sdk/tree/master/sdk/examples > > And reference documentation here: > > http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-sdk/4.1 > > You may also find useful the documentation of the API itself: > > http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/4.1 > > Specially the section that describes how to add virtual machines, as > there is an example of how to add a virtual machine from a snapshot there: > > > http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/4.1/# > services/vms/methods/add > > > Can anyone help me about how to clone a VM from a snapshot using the > > latest sdk ? > > > > To create a virtual machine from a snapshot with the latest version of > the SDK you will need something like this: > > ---8<--- > import time > > import ovirtsdk4 as sdk > import ovirtsdk4.types as types > > # This example shows how to clone a virtual machine from an snapshot. > > # Create the connection to the server: > connection = sdk.Connection( > url='https://engine.example.com/ovirt-engine/api', > username='admin@internal', > password='...', > ca_file='ca.pem' > ) > > # Get the reference to the root of the tree of services: > system_service = connection.system_service() > > # Find the virtual machine: > vms_service = system_service.vms_service() > vm = vms_service.list(search='name=myvm') > > # Find the service that manages the virtual machine: > vm_service = vms_service.vm_service(vm.id) > > # Find the snapshot. Note that the snapshots collection doesn't support > # search, so we need to retrieve the complete list and the look for the > # snapshot that has the description that we are looking for. > snaps_service = vm_service.snapshots_service() > snaps = snaps_service.list() > snap = next( > (s for s in snaps if s.description == 'mysnap'), > None > ) > > # Create a new virtual machine, cloning it from the snapshot: > cloned_vm = vms_service.add( > vm=types.Vm( > name='myclonedvm', > snapshots=[ > types.Snapshot( > id=snap.id > ) > ], > cluster=types.Cluster( > name='mycluster' > ) > ) > ) > > # Find the service that manages the cloned virtual machine: > cloned_vm_service = vms_service.vm_service(cloned_vm.id) > > # Wait till the virtual machine is down, as that means that the creation > # of the disks of the virtual machine has been completed: > while True: > time.sleep(5) > cloned_vm = cloned_vm_service.get() > if cloned_vm.status == types.VmStatus.DOWN: > break > > # Close the connection to the server: > connection.close() > --->8--- > -- Niyazi Elvan
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