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From Nicolas Bouige <>
Subject RE: Migrate VM system
Date Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:04:34 GMT
Hello Dag,

Could be a good idea for the next time.
Finally, the system VM migration is okay ;)

Have a great day,

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Dag Sonstebo [] 
Envoyé : jeudi 24 novembre 2016 14:44
À :
Objet : Re: Migrate VM system

Hi Nicolas,

This seems a lot of effort - have you considered just putting the primary storage into maintenance
mode and destroying the system Vms, thereby forcing them to be recreated on the new storage
Dag Sonstebo
Cloud Architect

On 24/11/2016, 09:18, "Nicolas Bouige" <> wrote:

>Dear All,
>I have a CS 4.7 advanced zone working fine with two primary storage.
>we are planning to change one of our primary storage but first we need to delete the second
>We have migrated almost all the vm from the second primary storage to the first primary
>To migrate storage VM on Xenserver we need to install Xentool on each VMs.
>Now, it remains to migrate only system VM from the second primary storage to finalize
our operation.
>Unfortunately, as the Systems VM have not Xentool installed we cannot perform a storage
>Do you know if its possible to install xentool on a system VM in use ? (Virtual router
and Secondary storage VM)
>Or if there is a another way to migrate/change primary storage's system VM ?
>Any help would be highly appreciated.
>Best Regards,
>Nicolas Bouige
53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London  WC2N 4HSUK

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