enable vm autostart

enable vm vm_name autostart


Enables automatic start-up of guest virtual machines (VMs).

Syntax Description

vm Designates a virtual machine.
vm_name Specifies the VM name.
autostart Specifies automatic start-up of the specified VM. Default is disabled.


By default, automatic start-up is disabled.

Usage Guidelines

This command enables automatically starting up a specific VM when the system starts.

You must reboot the switch for this command to take effect.

To disable automatic start-up, use the command disable vm vm_name autostart.


The following example enables automatic start-up of VM "vm1":

# enable vm vm1 autostart


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.3.

Platform Availability

This command is available on all platforms that support the Integrated Application Hosting (IAH) feature and have a Core or Premier license installed. For a list of platforms that support the IAH feature and for information about licenses, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements .