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From Traiano Welcome <>
Subject Re: Cloning a VM in CloudStack: Root Disk is 2 disks in an LVM
Date Sat, 24 Oct 2015 12:49:49 GMT
Hi Nux!

On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 1:43 PM, Nux! <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am afraid you can't do that AFAIK. Cloudstack works with single volumes for operations
such as create volume or template.

Ok, that confirms my understanding based on what I've seen in the interface.

> If I were you I'd try to move that 2x volume installation to a single volume one via
other methods and then make that a template.

I've just downloaded the VM using the interface and it seems to have
come down as a single unified .vhd... So it seems CloudStack does
actually have the ability to do this.

Now what I'm about to do is re-import it as a template and see if that
works ...

> Lucian
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> Nux!
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Traiano Welcome" <>
>> To:
>> Sent: Thursday, 22 October, 2015 10:36:33
>> Subject: Cloning a VM in CloudStack: Root Disk is 2 disks in an LVM
>> Hi All
>> I want to clone a linux vm in CS 4.5 that was imported with 2 VHDs
>> making up the root LVM volume.
>> I'd like to clone the VM root FS, but I only see how to clone one
>> volume at a time via the web interface, when what I'd like is a full
>> clone of the filesystem onto a single cloudstack volume, so that I can
>> create a VM template from it.
>> Many thanks in advance for any help.
>> Traiano

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