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From Alex Huang <>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 23:25:32 GMT

It sounds like from this that all you're doing is the ability to live migrate vms from one
cluster to another cluster.

Is there anything on storage migration itself?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Devdeep Singh []
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 12:40 AM
> To:
> Subject: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
> Hi,
> XenServer introduced support for Storage XenMotion in the latest version
> (6.1). Storage XenMotion allows VMs to be moved from one host to another,
> where the VMs are not located on storage shared between the two hosts. It
> provides the option to live migrate a VM's disks along with the VM itself. It is
> now possible to migrate a VM from one resource pool to another, or to
> migrate a VM whose disks are on local storage, or even to migrate a VM's
> disks from one storage repository to another, all while the VM is running.
> More information on Storage XenMotion can be found at [1].
> I have filed a jira request [2] to track this feature. I plan to extend the migrate
> vm cloudstack api call to allow migration of instances across clusters. Do let
> me know your comments.
> [1]
> [2]
> Regards,
> Devdeep

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