Stop and delete VM with Ansible


New Member
Jun 2, 2023

I have a problem with stopping and deleting a VM with Ansible (community.general.proxmox_kvm module).
When I stop a VM, the state of the VM is immediately "stopped", although the VM is not yet shut down.
Thus I cannot delete the VM in the next step. I have to wait some time.

Is there another solution with the module to check if the VM is really shutdown?

Kind regards
Can you add a hookscript with [ "$2" == "post-stop" ] && nohup /usr/sbin/qm destroy "$1" &>/dev/null & to the VM using Ansible? Then you can just let it self-destruct on stop.
I thought there is maybe a solution within the module. But I will try it by shell line with the qm commands.



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