Ticket #6203 (closed enhancement: fixed)
Ability to save state/resume all running vms
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Description (last modified by frank) (diff)
I'm in the situation, that i'm running quite some vms on my desktop machine (minimum 6 of em). It is rather time intensive to save the state of all running machines (it can be up to 12), and restore them after for example rebooting, or updating virtualbox.
A great way to implement this would be accepting wildcards on the VBoxManage command line (that wouldn't help in starting the VBoxHeadless' when resuming vms though). This would not only help with saving state, but also in other ways (for example i have a set of vms i only start when i need to test a certain thing on various platforms. all this vms start with a certain string. if i could startvm those with 'BLAH*' instead of BLAH1, BLAH2, that would be great)
is this a feature that would fit VBoxManage well, or is it better to do this in a self-hacked script? Just a proposal :)