Execute a specific command via a guest agent - qm guest exec

Execute a specific command via a guest agent. More information: https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/qm.1.html.

  • Execute a specific command via a guest agent:

qm guest exec {{vm_id}} {{command}} {{arg1 arg2 ...}}

  • Execute a specific command via a guest agent asynchronously:

qm guest exec {{vm_id}} {{arg1 arg2 ...}} --synchronous 0

  • Execute a specific command via a guest agent with a specified timeout of 10 seconds:

qm guest exec {{vm_id}} {{arg1 arg2 ...}} --timeout {{10}}

  • Execute a specific command via a guest agent and forward input from STDIN until EOF to the guest agent:

qm guest exec {{vm_id}} {{arg1 arg2 ...}} --pass-stdin 1