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I want to export the vm from proxmox to virtualbox or vmware. Is it possible ?

How ?

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You may not be able to export an entire VM to another hypervisor, but you can at least export the disk(s):

With VirtualBox:

First, if the disk is not a "raw" type, then run the following on the KVM hypervisor/server:

qemu-img convert -f qcow2 kvm_source.img -O raw kvm_destination.img

Then, from VirtualBox:

VBoxManage convertfromraw   <filename> <outputfile>
                            [--format VDI|VMDK|VHD]
                            [--variant Standard,Fixed,Split2G,Stream,ESX]
                            [--uuid <uuid>

With KVM:

qemu-img convert -O vdi kvm_source.img vbox_destination.vdi

No promises because I've never had to do this myself, but they should work. Also, I would put my money on the KVM solution, personally...

http://www.krisbuytaert.be/blog/converting-kvm-virtualbox

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Proxmox supports two kinds of virtualization technologies, namely full virtualization and container. There are several well known full virtualization productions such as KVM, Xen, and Vmware while container prodcutions includes lxc and OpenVZ. Proxmox only supports KVM and OpenVZ at the moment. So I think your problem is the same as "how to convert a KVM VM to virtualbox or vmware VM". As far as I know, there is not a easy way to convert a KVM vm to a vmware VM. Just Google it by yourself.

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