POST /v2/compute/qemu/img

Create a Qemu image

Response status codes

  • 201: Image created


Name Mandatory Type Description
adapter_type enum Possible values: ide, lsilogic, buslogic, legacyESX
cluster_size integer
format enum Possible values: qcow2, qcow, vpc, vdi, vmdk, raw
lazy_refcounts enum Possible values: on, off
path string Absolute or relative path of the image
preallocation enum Possible values: off, metadata, falloc, full
qemu_img string Path to the qemu-img binary
refcount_bits integer
size integer Image size in Megabytes
static enum Possible values: on, off
subformat enum Possible values: dynamic, fixed, streamOptimized, twoGbMaxExtentSparse, twoGbMaxExtentFlat, monolithicSparse, monolithicFlat
zeroed_grain enum Possible values: on, off

Sample session

curl -i -X POST 'http://localhost:3080/v2/compute/qemu/img' -d '{"cluster_size": 64, "format": "qcow2", "lazy_refcounts": "off", "path": "/tmp/hda.qcow2", "preallocation": "metadata", "qemu_img": "/tmp/qemu-img", "refcount_bits": 12, "size": 100}'

POST /v2/compute/qemu/img HTTP/1.1
    "cluster_size": 64,
    "format": "qcow2",
    "lazy_refcounts": "off",
    "path": "/tmp/hda.qcow2",
    "preallocation": "metadata",
    "qemu_img": "/tmp/qemu-img",
    "refcount_bits": 12,
    "size": 100

HTTP/1.1 201
Connection: close
Content-Length: 0
Content-Type: application/octet-stream
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:31:51 GMT
Server: Python/3.6 GNS3/2.0.0dev11
X-Route: /v2/compute/qemu/img