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Version: 2.4

How to install Qemu Agent

At configuration Tab, paste the script below:#

#cloud-configpackages: - qemu-guest-agent


Linux Connect to the VM and check the service#

  • sudo systemctl status qemu-guest-agent
ubuntu@ubuntu-agent:~$ sudo systemctl status qemu-guest-agent● qemu-guest-agent.service - LSB: QEMU Guest Agent startup script   Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/qemu-guest-agent; generated)   Active: active (running) since Mon 2021-03-15 07:10:43 UTC; 2min 35s ago     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)    Tasks: 1 (limit: 2361)   CGroup: /system.slice/qemu-guest-agent.service           └─1401 /usr/sbin/qemu-ga --daemonize -m virtio-serial -p /dev/virtio-ports/org.qemu.guest_agent.0
Mar 15 07:10:43 ubuntu-agent systemd[1]: Starting LSB: QEMU Guest Agent startup script...Mar 15 07:10:43 ubuntu-agent systemd[1]: Started LSB: QEMU Guest Agent startup script.


Download qemu installer for Windows and run the installer inside the folder guest-agent . It is Optional if you are using our Windows cloud image from here


Last updated on by Roy Tan