Does live restore instantly power the VM on?

chrispage1

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I'd like to do a live restore (as a new VM alongside the existing) but I don't want the VM to instantly power on.

Before booting I want to change the VLAN it's sat on so that it doesn't conflict with the existing machine.

Is this possible to achieve?

Thanks,
Chris.
 
Hi,
yes, the VM is started right away. It's only possible to change settings like name, core count, memory on the fly when restoring in the UI. It might be possible by manually invoking qm create <ID> --archive <PBS volume ID> --live-restore 1 --net<N> <network settings to override> but best try it with a dummy VM first.
 

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