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14.8.3. Suspending a Running Domain

The virsh dompmsuspend domain --duration --target command will take a running domain and suspended it so it can be placed into one of three possible states (S3, S4, or a hybrid of the two).
# virsh dompmsuspend rhel6 --duration 100 --target mem
This command can take the following options:
  • --duration - sets the duration for the state change in seconds
  • --target - can be either mem (suspend to RAM (S3))disk (suspend to disk (S4)), or hybrid (hybrid suspend)