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cdist-type__qemu_img - Manage VM disk images

The qemu-img program is used to create qemu images for qemu and (qemu-)kvm.

Either "present" or "absent", defaults to "present"
Size of the image in qemu-img compatible units.

Required if state is "present".

# Create a 50G size image
__qemu_img /home/services/kvm/vm/myvmname/system-disk --size 50G
# Remove image
__qemu_img /home/services/kvm/vm/myoldvm/system-disk --state absent


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February 16, 2019 4.10.6