VIRT-XML-VALIDATE(1) Virtualization Support VIRT-XML-VALIDATE(1)

virt-xml-validate - validate libvirt XML files against a schema

virt-xml-validate XML-FILE [SCHEMA-NAME]

virt-xml-validate OPTION

Validates a libvirt XML for compliance with the published schema. The first compulsory argument is the path to the XML file to be validated. The optional second argument is the name of the schema to validate against. If omitted, the schema name will be inferred from the name of the root element in the XML document.

Valid schema names currently include

cpu

The schema for the XML format of cpu

domainsnapshot

The schema for the XML format used by domain snapshot configuration

domaincheckpoint

The schema for the XML format used by domain checkpoint configuration

domainbackup

The schema for the XML format used by domain backup configuration

domaincaps

The schema for the XML format of domain capabilities

domain

The schema for the XML format used by guest domains configuration

networkport

The schema for the XML format used by network port configuration

network

The schema for the XML format used by virtual network configuration

storagepoolcaps

The schema for the XML format of storage pool capabilities

storagepool

The schema for the XML format used by storage pool configuration

storagevol

The schema for the XML format used by storage volume descriptions

nodedev

The schema for the XML format used by node device descriptions

capability

The schema for the XML format used to declare driver capabilities

nwfilter

The schema for the XML format used by network traffic filters

nwfilterbinding

The schema for XML format used by network filter bindings.

secret

The schema for the XML format used by secrets descriptions

interface

The schema for the XML format used by physical host interfaces

-h, --help

Display command line help usage then exit.

-V, --version

Display version information then exit.

Upon successful validation, an exit status of 0 will be set. Upon failure a non-zero status will be set.

Daniel P. Berrangé

Please report all bugs you discover. This should be done via either:

1.
the mailing list

https://libvirt.org/contact.html

2.
the bug tracker

https://libvirt.org/bugs.html

Alternatively, you may report bugs to your software distributor / vendor.

Copyright (C) 2009-2013 by Red Hat, Inc. Copyright (C) 2009 by Daniel P. Berrangé

virt-xml-validate is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL v2+. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE

virsh(1), online XML format descriptions, https://libvirt.org/