I'm trying to use the manager to find a VM associated with a particular MAC-address. I'm using the search-bar in the WUI. The RHEV-M guide and oVirt CLI examples get me only so far. In the search bar, I try VMS: vnic.network_name = X* and I get all VMs with an interface in any of the X... networks. But I want to search on the mac address. Tried the obvious, (mac, mac-address, mac_address) but no go. For comparison, I tried "00*" which definitely should have gotten hits.


Vms: Vnic = 00:11:22:33:44:55 is what you're looking for

  • I have verified it on RHEV 3.5, by copy/pasting the MAC of one of the VMs, using the exact syntax I provided. It worked just fine, returning the only VM that had that MAC. Actually, if you open a new question, describing the use case and what are you trying to achieve in the long run, maybe MACs will not be relevant, and I'll be able to provide a better solution overall – dyasny May 26 '15 at 15:50
  • Some time after my post, we upgraded to 3.5.3. I tried it again and it worked. tyvm. – Otheus Jul 21 '15 at 13:33
  • If you can answer this as well, I'd be grateful: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/383095/… – Otheus Aug 1 '17 at 9:13

Login to the engine postgres

Run this:

engine=# SELECT vm_name,mac_addr from vm_interface_view where mac_addr='00:16:3e:74:8e:ad';

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