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20.22. Editing a Guest Virtual Machine's XML Configuration Settings

The virsh edit command enables the user to edit the domain XML configuration file of a specified guest. Running this command opens the XML file in a text editor, specified by the $EDITOR shell parameter (set to vi by default).

Example 20.50. How to edit a guest virtual machine's XML configuration settings

The following example opens the XML configuration file associated with the guest1 virtual machine in your default text editor:
# virsh edit guest1