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virt-df(1)			      Virtualization Support			       virt-df(1)

       virt-df - Display free space on virtual filesystems

       All guests:

	virt-df [--options]

       Single guest:

	virt-df [--options] -d domname

	virt-df [--options] -a disk.img [-a disk.img ...]

       Old style:

	virt-df [--options] domname

	virt-df [--options] disk.img [disk.img ...]

       "virt-df" is a command line tool to display free space on virtual machine filesystems.
       Unlike other tools, it doesn't just display the size of disk allocated to a virtual
       machine, but can look inside disk images to see how much space is really being used.

       If used without any -a or -d arguments, "virt-df" checks with libvirt to get a list of all
       active and inactive guests, and performs a "df"-type operation on each one in turn,
       printing out the results.

       If any -a or -d arguments are specified, "virt-df" performs a "df"-type operation on
       either the single named libvirt domain, or on the disk image(s) listed on the command line
       (which must all belong to a single VM).	In this mode (with arguments), "virt-df" will
       only work for a single guest.  If you want to run on multiple guests, then you have to
       invoke "virt-df" multiple times.

       Use the --csv option to get a format which can be easily parsed by other programs.  Other
       options are similar to the standard df(1) command.

       Show disk usage for a single libvirt guest called "F14x64".  Make the output human-

	# virt-df -d F14x64 -h
	Filesystem			 Size	  Used	Available  Use%
	F14x64:/dev/sda1		 484M	   66M	     393M   14%
	F14x64:/dev/vg_f13x64/lv_root	 7.4G	  3.4G	     4.0G   46%

       Show disk usage for a disk image file called "test.img":

	$ virt-df -a test1.img
	Filesystem		    1K-blocks	  Used	Available  Use%
	test1.img:/dev/sda1		99099	  1551	    92432    2%

       If a single guest has multiple disks, use the -a option repeatedly.  A plus sign ("+") is
       displayed for each additional disk.  Note: Do not do this with unrelated guest disks.

	$ virt-df -a Win7x32TwoDisks-a -a Win7x32TwoDisks-b
	Filesystem		     1K-blocks	  Used	Available  Use%
	Win7x32TwoDisks-a+:/dev/sda1	102396	 24712	    77684   25%
	Win7x32TwoDisks-a+:/dev/sda2  12478460 7403416	  5075044   60%
	Win7x32TwoDisks-a+:/dev/sdb1	521212	 55728	   465484   11%

	   Display brief help.

       -a file
       --add file
	   Add file which should be a disk image from a virtual machine.  If the virtual machine
	   has multiple block devices, you must supply all of them with separate -a options.

	   The format of the disk image is auto-detected.  To override this and force a
	   particular format use the --format=.. option.

       -a URI
       --add URI
	   Add a remote disk.  See "ADDING REMOTE STORAGE" in guestfish(1).

       -c URI
       --connect URI
	   If using libvirt, connect to the given URI.	If omitted, then we connect to the
	   default libvirt hypervisor.

	   If you specify guest block devices directly (-a), then libvirt is not used at all.

	   Write out the results in CSV format (comma-separated values).  This format can be
	   imported easily into databases and spreadsheets, but read "NOTE ABOUT CSV FORMAT"

       -d guest
       --domain guest
	   Add all the disks from the named libvirt guest.  Domain UUIDs can be used instead of

	   The default for the -a option is to auto-detect the format of the disk image.  Using
	   this forces the disk format for -a options which follow on the command line.  Using
	   --format with no argument switches back to auto-detection for subsequent -a options.

	   For example:

	    virt-df --format=raw -a disk.img

	   forces raw format (no auto-detection) for "disk.img".

	    virt-df --format=raw -a disk.img --format -a another.img

	   forces raw format (no auto-detection) for "disk.img" and reverts to auto-detection for

	   If you have untrusted raw-format guest disk images, you should use this option to
	   specify the disk format.  This avoids a possible security problem with malicious
	   guests (CVE-2010-3851).

	   Print sizes in human-readable format.

	   You are not allowed to use -h and --csv at the same time.

	   Print inodes instead of blocks.

	   Since libguestfs 1.22, this is the default.	This option does nothing and is left here
	   for backwards compatibility with older scripts.

       -P nr_threads
	   Since libguestfs 1.22, virt-df is multithreaded and examines guests in parallel.  By
	   default the number of threads to use is chosen based on the amount of free memory
	   available at the time that virt-df is started.  You can force virt-df to use at most
	   "nr_threads" by using the -P option.

	   Note that -P 0 means to autodetect, and -P 1 means to use a single thread.

	   Print UUIDs instead of names.  This is useful for following a guest even when the
	   guest is migrated or renamed, or when two guests happen to have the same name.

	   Note that only domains that we fetch from libvirt come with UUIDs.  For disk images,
	   we still print the disk image name even when this option is specified.

	   Enable verbose messages for debugging.

	   Display version number and exit.

       -x  Enable tracing of libguestfs API calls.

       "virt-df" (and df(1)) get information by issuing a statvfs(3) system call.  You can get
       the same information directly, either from the host (using libguestfs) or inside the

       From the host
	   Run this command:

	    guestfish --ro -d GuestName -i statvfs /

	   (change "/" to see stats for other filesystems).

       From inside the guest
	   Run this command:

	    python -c 'import os; s = os.statvfs ("/"); print s'

	   (change "/" to see stats for other filesystems).

       Comma-separated values (CSV) is a deceptive format.  It seems like it should be easy to
       parse, but it is definitely not easy to parse.

       Myth: Just split fields at commas.  Reality: This does not work reliably.  This example
       has two columns:


       Myth: Read the file one line at a time.	Reality: This does not work reliably.  This
       example has one row:


       For shell scripts, use "csvtool" (http://merjis.com/developers/csv also packaged in major
       Linux distributions).

       For other languages, use a CSV processing library (eg. "Text::CSV" for Perl or Python's
       built-in csv library).

       Most spreadsheets and databases can import CSV directly.

       Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which have meaning to the
       shell such as "#" and space.  You may need to quote or escape these characters on the
       command line.  See the shell manual page sh(1) for details.

       This program returns 0 if successful, or non-zero if there was an error.

       df(1), guestfs(3), guestfish(1), virt-filesystems(1), http://libguestfs.org/.

       Richard W.M. Jones http://people.redhat.com/~rjones/

       Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Red Hat Inc.

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
       version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
       without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program;
       if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor,
       Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.

       To get a list of bugs against libguestfs, use this link:

       To report a new bug against libguestfs, use this link:

       When reporting a bug, please supply:

       o   The version of libguestfs.

       o   Where you got libguestfs (eg. which Linux distro, compiled from source, etc)

       o   Describe the bug accurately and give a way to reproduce it.

       o   Run libguestfs-test-tool(1) and paste the complete, unedited output into the bug

libguestfs-1.22.6			    2013-08-24				       virt-df(1)
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