disable vm autostart

disable vm vm_name autostart


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

Syntax Description

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


By default, automatic start-up is disabled.

Usage Guidelines

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

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

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

The Integrated Application Hosting (IAH) feature requires the Solid State Storage Device SSD-120.


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

# disable 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 32.2 Feature License Requirements .