[one-users] templates and images explanation needed
panoramisk at gmx.es
Wed Jul 16 10:31:51 PDT 2014
> We would like to create a few templates with persistent images so they
> can be shared with a group of users, so then users can provision new
> VM's, each having its own VM with persistent image. The persistent image
> is bacause we want that VM's be users personal VM's (aka desktops).
> But if I create VM from a template, this VM is using image from template
> so when another users wants to create another VM from this template, he
> can't because image is in use. If this is correct behaviour I wonder
> what is the purpose of this. Can someone explain this?
In the context of Opennebula the persistent image indicates that the
changes done after shutting down the VM will return to the image (will
From the documentation:
"Note that depending on the Datastore type a persistent image can be a
link to the original image,
so any modification is directly made on the image."
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