Why does a RHEL guest wait for user input when shut down from Admin Portal?

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  • I cannot gracefully shut down my RHEL guest before taking a snapshot using via RHEV-M. The guest is running a GUI desktop and it just sits on the shut down prompt asking the user to push the OK button.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Vitualization (RHEV) 2.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Vitualization (RHEV) 3.0
  • RHEL 5 guests without rhev-agent installed

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