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14.22. Virtual Networking Commands

The following commands manipulate virtual networks. libvirt has the capability to define virtual networks which can then be used by domains and linked to actual network devices. For more detailed information about this feature see the documentation at libvirt's website . Many of the commands for virtual networks are similar to the ones used for domains, but the way to name a virtual network is either by its name or UUID.

14.22.1. Autostarting a Virtual Network

This command will configure a virtual network to be started automatically when the guest virtual machine boots. To run this command:
# virsh net-autostart network [--disable]
This command accepts the --disable option which disables the autostart command.