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Move Xenserver VHD to different storage

Move Xenserver VHD to different storage

Move Xenserver VHD to different storage

I have a VM/VHD hosted on an iSCSI SAN that I would like to temporarily move to local storage on the Xenserver.

Is this possible in Xencenter?

I'm running Xenserver 5.5.

I have googled this and I'm not finding a clear answer.


RE: Move Xenserver VHD to different storage

1. open your xencenter
2 shut down the vm that you like 2 move
3. right mouse click => copy VM
4. select the store and check "delete original vm after copy" if you're sure.
5. press OK

RE: Move Xenserver VHD to different storage

Thanks for the reply. Is copying it better than exporting and then re importing the VM?

RE: Move Xenserver VHD to different storage

its just easier.
when you choose to copy, the job is done after the copy -task.

you must manually start the import-job after you exported the image. so you have an extra manual task.

But keep the export -import method in mind, it can be the trick if you having troubles with copying ...



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