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From Erik Weber <terbol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ans: About Instance Storage Live Migration on VMware
Date Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:15:36 GMT
According to https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-2701 it
should be supported.
Haven't tried it myself though.

-- 
Erik

On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Star Guo <starg@ceph.me> wrote:

> Yes, CloudStack 4.4.2 supports VOLUME live migration with the vm in
> running state ( ui and cloudmonkey ), on VMware vSphere. I have test the
> live migration with ROOT volume and DATA volume.
> And the VOLUME live migration in CloudStack API is difference from VMware
> vCenter Storage vMotion which the all files of the VM (.vmdk, .vmx , .vmxf
> and .log etc) move to another VMFS of NFS storage.
> My question is: Does CloudStack support Storage vMotion? Not only volume
> live migration.
> Thanks.
>
> Best Regards,
> Star Guo
>
> -----邮件原件-----
> 发件人: Mike Tutkowski [mailto:mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com]
> 发送时间: 2015年2月13日 13:32
> 收件人: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> 主题: Re: Forward: About Instance Storage Live Migration on VMware
>
> I am curious, when you say you used VMware's Storage vMotion, do you mean
> the intent was to live migrate the storage underlying one of your VMs? I
> was not aware that CloudStack supported this.
>
> I believe CloudStack supports the offline migration of VM disks, but it
> seems to me that, say, offline migrating a root disk wouldn't bring along
> the config and log files that also shared the same datastore with that root
> disk (perhaps it should, though).
>
> Maybe one of our VMware gurus can explain what is the expected behavior
> here.
>
> On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 5:24 PM, Star Guo <starg@ceph.me> wrote:
>
> > Does any one know about that ?
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Star Guo
> >
> > -----邮件原件-----
> > 发件人: Star Guo [mailto:starg@ceph.me]
> > 发送时间: 2015年2月12日 9:24
> > 收件人: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > 主题: About Instance Storage Live Migration on VMware
> >
> > Hi, All,
> >
> >
> >
> >    My env is cloudstack 4.4.2 + VMware 5.5, and it works well.
> >
> >    I deploy an instance and try to migrate the ROOT disk to another
> > vmfs primary storage. After that I find the ROOT disk is in new vmfs
> > primary storage but the .vmx , .vmxf and .log etc still in the origin
> > vmfs primary storage.
> >
> >    If I want to migrate the instance (all of the files in the floder
> > of the
> > instance) to new vmfs primary storage, May CloudStack 4.4.2 Support to
> > do this ? Thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> > Best Regards,
> >
> > Star Guo
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
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>

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