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20.35. Retrieving Storage Volume Information
virsh vol-pool volcommand returns the pool name or UUID for a given storage volume. By default, the storage pool name is returned. If the
--uuidoption is used, the pool UUID is returned instead. The command requires the key or path of the storage volume for which to return the requested information.
Example 20.96. How to display the storage volume's name or UUID
The following examples retrieves the name for the storage volume that is found in the path
virsh vol-pool /var/lib/libvirt/images/vol-newvol-new
vol-pathcommand returns the path for a given volume. The command requires
--pool pool-or-uuid, which is the name or UUID of the storage pool the volume is in. It also requires vol-name-or-key which is the name or key of the volume for which the path has been requested.
vol-name vol-key-or-pathcommand returns the name for a given volume, where vol-key-or-path is the key or path of the volume to return the name for.
vol-keycommand returns the volume key for a given volume where
--pool pool-or-uuidis the name or UUID of the storage pool the volume is in and vol-name-or-path is the name or path of the volume to return the volume key for.