[vbox-dev] Using python API bindings on Windows
mikhail.kovalev at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 15:23:59 UTC 2014
I am trying to use Python API bindings on Windows to control virtualbox. I
have the following problem: when I create a session and lock a non-running
VM with this session, I do not get a reference to the console object. As a
result, I cannot control the non-running VM (e.g., I cannot restore a
snapshot). I've tried to use the following code:
from vboxapi import VirtualBoxManager
vbox_mgr = VirtualBoxManager(None, None)
vm = machByName(vbox_mgr, "win64")
snap = vm.findSnapshot("1")
session = vbox_mgr.mgr.getSessionObject(vbox_mgr.vbox)
# session.console == None here
I've also tried to restore a snapshot using vboxshell frontend, and I get
the same result:
'NoneType' object has no attribute 'restoreSnapshot'
I've tried it on 4.3.12 and on 4.3.14 - same result.
For a running VM the console object is there and everything works fine. I
can also start VMs using "lauchVMProcess".
Is it a bug or is it a problem of my installation?
Thanks in advance,
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