Create a copy of virtual machine on QEMU/KVM Virtual Machine Manager. - qm clone

Create a copy of virtual machine on QEMU/KVM Virtual Machine Manager. More information: https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/qm.1.html.

  • Copy a virtual machine:

qm copy {{vm_id}} {{new_vm_id}}

  • Copy a virtual machine using a specific name:

qm copy {{vm_id}} {{new_vm_id}} --name {{name}}

  • Copy a virtual machine using a specific descriptionn:

qm copy {{vm_id}} {{new_vm_id}} --description {{description}}

  • Copy a virtual machine creating a full copy of all disks:

qm copy {{vm_id}} {{new_vm_id}} --full

  • Copy a virtual machine using a specific format for file storage (requires --full):

qm copy {{vm_id}} {{new_vm_id}} --full --format {{qcow2|raw|vmdk}}

  • Copy a virtual machine then add it to a specific pool:

qm copy {{vm_id}} {{new_vm_id}} --pool {{pool_name}}

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