[CentOS-virt] Disable/stop nic in a virtual guest with virsh

Tue Feb 17 13:43:47 UTC 2015
Sven Kieske <s.kieske at mittwald.de>

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).


Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Regards

Sven Kieske

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