save vm image

save vm vm_name image image_file


Exports a disk image of an existing virtual machine (VM).

Syntax Description

vm Virtual machine.
vm_name Specifies the VM to export a disk from.
image Saves (exports) the disk image of a VM in current format (QCOW2 or VMDK).
image_file Specifies the file name for the exported VM disk image. File extension are appended if not specified.



Usage Guidelines



The following example exports the disk image from VM "testvm" to a file named "testvmimage":

# save vm testvm image testvmimage


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.4.

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 .