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I have an Ubuntu 10.04.3 guest running on VMWare ESXi 5.0. I want to create a virtual appliance of this guest that can be deployed on a KVM host.

Can anyone please provide me some suitable pointers and reference links that can be followed ?

Thanks.

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What do you want the appliance to do? Have you tried any research of your own? If you are asking for best practices you need to be more specific. –  Nic Young Mar 2 '12 at 6:52
    
The Ubuntu VM has a running Puppet Master, Subversion, Puppet-Dashboard etc. Since all the packages are already installed with their respective dependencies, I would like to create a virtual appliance of this setup and distribute among people. –  Iliyas Shirol Mar 2 '12 at 14:17
    
I'm not sure why this is marked for closure, the question is quite valid IMO –  dyasny Mar 2 '12 at 17:30

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First, use virt-v2v to convert the guest to libvirt and KVM format. Then package the guest image and VM definitions, and you're good to go.

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