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From Dag Sonstebo <>
Subject Re: How to replace Primary Storage
Date Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:38:44 GMT
Hi Amir

Not tried it - but as Ahmad pointed out just make sure your DB matches real VMFS location,
otherwise the two platforms go out of sync.


Dag Sonstebo
Cloud Architect

On 08/12/2015, 04:15, "Amir Abbasi" <> wrote:

>Thanks, as I found in older documents if I enable maintenance mode ol Primary Storage
then CS will try to move all storages to another Primary Storage with same tag. Has anyone
tried that?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ahmad Emneina []
>Sent: Monday, December 7, 2015 11:30 PM
>To: Cloudstack users mailing list
>Subject: Re: How to replace Primary Storage
>Hey Amir, this should be doable behind the scenes with vCenter. It will involve live storage
migration, then massaging the cloudstack db (volumes table pool_id and folder references).
If snapshots are involved, its a bit more involved.
>On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 10:19 PM, Amir Abbasi <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've added a new Primary Storage to a VMware zone and want to replace
>> that with old one. Both of them are VMFC (FC). What do you recommend
>> for live migration? What would happened if I enable maintenance mode
>> for old Primary storage?
>> Thanks
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