cloudstack-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Jake G." <dj_dark_jungl...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: MIgrate VMware VM to Cloudstack
Date Fri, 12 Apr 2013 06:07:53 GMT
I have made a feature request for this issue. Link is below. Please vote or bump or show your
support for this feature.

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-2016 



Thank you!


________________________________
 From: Jake G. <Dj_dark_junglist@yahoo.com>
To: "users@cloudstack.apache.org" <users@cloudstack.apache.org> 
Sent: Friday, April 12, 2013 2:02 PM
Subject: Re: MIgrate VMware VM to Cloudstack
 

Guess that means no for now. 
I will create the request here shortly and send the link after. 

Hope I can get enough votes for serious consideration.

Thanks again! 

On 2013/04/12, at 13:21, Chiradeep Vittal <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com> wrote:

> I think this is a great idea. First step would be to log a request in
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK
> 
> 
> And folks, please vote.
> 
> On 4/11/13 7:18 PM, "Jake G." <dj_dark_junglist@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi All,
>> 
>> Is there an easier way to migrate existing VMs on a VMware host into
>> Cloudstack without exporting as OVF/OVA then importing into Cloudstack as
>> a template, then deploying again?
>> This method is also hit or miss. A lot of times I get a BSoD or Kernal
>> Panic with some VMs I migrated.
>> 
>> If this is the only way to migrate then Cloudstack is going to have a big
>> problem trying to get people with large existing infrastructures to
>> switch over to Cloudstack.
>> There has to be a way that the management server can look at vCenter for
>> existing VMs and have some sort of wizard or even API only script that
>> does the following.
>> 
>> 1. Lists Existing VMs on a vCenter cluster.
>> 2. Allow you to select the VMs you would like to migrate into cloudstack
>> and assign each vm to a user/group
>> Click migrate
>> 3. A process starts to snapshot the existing server, renames and copies
>> the VM files to Cloudstack primary storage.
>> 4. Cloudstack then updates its database to reflect the new inventory.
>> 
>> I am sure my process is missing a bunch of things but in general this
>> should be possible I think. I wish I was a programmer so I could help
>> with this.
>> 
>> Thank you very much!
> 
Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message