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please any one help me I have xen server 5.6, i tried export the VM's from it to xen server 6.0 using xen centre, so I import .xva files into my desktop then i tried import it to xen server 6.0, this error message appeared

" The VM could not be imported; the end of the file was reached prematurely."

what that mean? I tried to export it to other xenserver 5.6 the same message appeared.

any suggestion.


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If your desktop is a windows and you xva file is larger than 4GB, it will be truncated to a 4GB file. Try to copy it on the fly from one server to another via scp

me@oldxen:~$ scp file.xva me@newxen:/path/to/copy/the/file/on/.
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Only if he's using FAT32. Though file corruption does seem a likely cause. –  Dan Dec 22 '11 at 14:11
indeed, 16GB for NTFS Filesystem –  m0ntassar Dec 22 '11 at 14:14
More like 16TB! –  Dan Dec 22 '11 at 14:21

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