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Re: Live Migration From VMware to KVM?


That's not possible (yet), but you can shutdown VM in vmware and import the vmdks to a KVM host which will be mostly a manual or semi-automated exercise. It will get tricky if there are multiple vmdks (differential disks) which will require you to coalesce those vmdks before you import them to KVM.


A migrate feature may be implemented in future, for example, oVirt community have done this way:

https://ovirt.org/develop/release-management/features/virt/virt-v2v-integration/


- Rohit

<https://cloudstack.apache.org>



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From: Fariborz Navidan <mdvlinquest@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:46:40 PM
To: users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Live Migration From VMware to KVM?

Hello folks,

Is it possible to add a VMware datacenter and live migrate all VMs from
VMware host to a KVM host?

Thanks in advance.

rohit.yadav@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
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