On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 1:43 PM, Sven Kieske <s.kieske at mittwald.de> wrote: > > > On 17/02/15 09:18, C. L. Martinez wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> How can I stop/disable a nic in a virtual guest using a virsh >> command?? I am searching the same effect like if I unplug network >> cable ... Is it possible?? I have tried with "detach-interface" >> command without luck. I don't want to remove the nic from guest >> configuration, only to stop the nic ... > > Depending on your network architecture you could just ifdown > the vmnet, but this just works if you don't have multiple > vms on one vmnet (which you shouldn't). > > HTH > > -- Ok, to do a ifdown of virtual bridge it seems the only option. Many thanks to all for your answers.