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Re: [Xen-users] migrate virtual machine to another server

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From: Asistar srl Ivan Bolognani <bolognani@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 13:59:48 +0200
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Good morning

I followed the instructions,
I moved the image with command dd,
I moved on server 2 file.cfg  and after on server 2 I typed xm create

but will not start anything

I must moved from server 1 to server 2  1 virtual machine wit windows 2003
and 2 virtual machine with debian


Il 13/05/11 17:55, "Joseph Glanville" <joseph.glanville@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> ha

> Hi,
> If the devices are in /dev/mapper you are probably using LVM.
> You can use these commands to move the disks to server2 substituting
> in the names of the LVM logical volume names.
> # copy the LV to an image file
> dd if=/dev/mapper/<vgname>-<lvname> of=/tmp/<vmname>.img bs=1M
> #transfer the image file
> scp <user>@server2:/tmp/<vmname>.img
> #create a new LV assuming the volume group is already setup
> lvcreate -n<lvname> -L<sizeofdisk> <vgname>
> #copy the image onto the newly created lv
> dd if=/tmp/<vmname>.img of=/dev/mapper/<vgname>-<lvname>
> You should now be able to start the VM with the same configuration
> file assuming networking etc is setup the same as server1.
> Joseph.
> On 14 May 2011 01:38, Ivan Bolognani <bolognani@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Good morning.
>> I have a question can you help me?
>> I must migrate a virtual machine from server1  to server2 but I do not know
>> where to start
>> files are all in / dev / mapper / but I do not understand how to move
>> Can you help me posting the procedure  to do to migrate the virtual server
>> Sorry for my english
>> Thanks
>> Ivan
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