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From Marcus Sorensen <shadow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
Date Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:33:07 GMT
We want this for KVM as well. libvirt has been able to do a storage copy
along with a live migrate for awhile now, so it's just a matter of making
sure that the implementation is compatible so we can plumb in the libvirt
stuff.

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Chris Sears <chris.x.sears@sungard.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:07 AM, Koushik Das <koushik.das@citrix.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Looks like storage vmotion is not possible for VMs with linked clone.
> > Check this KB
> >
> http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1014249
> .
> > This is for 4.x, not sure if the latest version supports it.
> >
>
> That is no longer a limitation in versions 5.x of vSphere. VMs with
> snapshots and linked clones can be storage vMotioned.
>
> Mentioned here:
>
> http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2011/07/new-vsphere-50-storage-features-part-2-storage-vmotion.html
>
>  - Chris
>

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