Running Windows VM in LXD - is there an lxd-agent for Winodws?

Hi, I am new to LXD, having come from traditional KVM. I have just created a Windows VM in LXD. Is there any kid of lxd-agent for windows?
Also, after windows is installed, what LXD / LXC drivers are required?

Kind regards.

Assuming you used an image repacked by distrobuilder, then you already have all the drivers in your install. You can always head to to get the latest drivers and update to them, but in general you should already be good.

Currently the LXD agent doesn’t work on Windows. That’s because we rely on vsock and virtiofs, both of which are still work in progress as far as Windows drivers (if you look in device manager, that’s actually the two devices listed without drivers).
There is ongoing work in that area though, so we’re hoping that we’ll “soon” be able to run lxd-agent on Windows, offering lxc exec, lxc file, … to Windows instances.

Until then, your best bet is to configure and use RDP to interact with your Windows system.

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Thats great info, thanks stgraber.