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OLVM: Understanding of Qemu Guest Agent (Doc ID 2758553.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.7 and later
Linux x86-64


Libvirt uses the Qemu guest agent running inside a VM. This article will elaborate how Qemu agent act as a communication channel between KVM host and the guest.


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In this Document
 Communication Protocol
 Communication method

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