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From Hari Kannan <>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
Date Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:43:54 GMT
Hi Devdeep,

Can you please elaborate on the restrictions, if any on XenMotion implementation when a volume
has snapshots?


-----Original Message-----
From: Devdeep Singh [] 
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:44 AM
Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1

I have created an initial draft of the FS here
I'll keep updating it based on discussion and comments.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Devdeep Singh []
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 2:10 PM
> To:
> Subject: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
> Hi,
> XenServer introduced support for Storage XenMotion in the latest 
> version (6.1). Storage XenMotion allows VMs to be moved from one host 
> to another, where the VMs are not located on storage shared between 
> the two hosts. It provides the option to live migrate a VM's disks 
> along with the VM itself. It is now possible to migrate a VM from one 
> resource pool to another, or to migrate a VM whose disks are on local 
> storage, or even to migrate a VM's disks from one storage repository 
> to another, all while the VM is running. More information on Storage XenMotion can be
found at [1].
> I have filed a jira request [2] to track this feature. I plan to 
> extend the migrate vm cloudstack api call to allow migration of 
> instances across clusters. Do let me know your comments.
> [1]
> [2]
> Regards,
> Devdeep

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