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What is the safest way to convert a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-v system to Linux with KVM?

I have one server running several different virtual machines with Hyper-v for different clients. All of my clients have given the OK to a maintenance window over one day on a weekend in the future. I ...
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How do you migrate kvm guests from virtualizor to solusvm ?

I have a server that until recently had virtualizor in standard setup (and hosted a few guests - all kvm) / 200 Gb /vg_guests - 3.4 Tb Recently i stopped and disabled virtualizor services and ...
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Migrate 2-drive RAID1 Hyper-V host (4 VMs) to 4-drive RAID6

I have a Hyper-V server w/ 2x500GB drives on RAID1. I would like to replace these with 4x1TB drives on RAID6. I have four VMs on one host, and can get by with just restoring the VMs on a new host ...
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ESX, migrate hosts hardware to new hardware best practices

I have an ESX farm running the same 4 physical hosts (identical hardware) on vCenter 5.1. I received a bunch of 4 new physical servers with a newer hardware and I have to replace the old ones by ...
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387 views

How to export Parallels Win 7 VM into AWS EC2?

Is there any elegant way to transfer a complete Win 7 server installation from a Parallels Desktop (Mac) VM into an AWS EC2 instance?
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Proxmox - Uploading disk image

I've got a KVM Virtual Machine in my local PC, and I'd like to copy it to a Proxmox server. According to the docs, I just have to create a new VM on Proxmox and add the existing disk image to it, but ...
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How to migrate a physical system to a KVM virtual server with only network access?

I have an obsolete linux app-server running which I would like to migrate to a KVM virtual server with greater specifications. I do not have physical access to the machine itself or its harddisks. I ...
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How to export a VMWare ESXi 5 VM into a file to restore it later?

As I've bought a server it had a RAID controlleer which was not supported by VMWare ESXi 5, so I had to install it in a bare non-RAID configuration. Now as I've bought a supported RAID controller I am ...
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Other than KVM, does any hypervisor support live migration between AMD and Intel servers?

I've always thought that live migration between AMD and Intel servers is not supported in any of the major hypervisors. However, today I come across the KVM FAQ which says that KVM supports that. In ...
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Converting physical machine into virtual without shutdown it

I have to create virtual copy of existing server (for testing purpose). I have two (physical host) hosts: main - this one will be used as source for virtual machine disk image. It has standard ...
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Copied XEN vm to new host - boots up asking to fix the HD (win2003 guest)

I have an old box running CentOS 5.4, and XEN. It has a 2003 Guest that I wish to move over to another CentOS box running XEN. I stopped the machine, and have SCP'd the HD image files of the guest to ...
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How do I move my production servers into a devlopment VM?

I have about 3 servers that are probably almost 10 years old, all using code what one might consider worst-practices for programming's sake. I'm terrified of making changes to the thing (production ...
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Turning a running Linux system into a KVM instance on another machine

I have two physical machines that I wish to virtualize. I can not (physically) plug the hard drives from either machine into the new machine that will act as their VM host, so I think that copying ...
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Using Ghost to migrate servers versus virtualization

I'm about to deploy a new low-end server and I had considered using ESXi to virtualize the OS to make it really easy to migrate this server to new hardware should the need arise. I ended up talking ...
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hangs after install of PV drivers

After installing the 32-bit PV drivers (0.97.4) on a 32-bit Windows Server 2003 SP2 guest, the system will hang and/or BSOD on subsequent reboots. Version-Release number of selected component (if ...
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Virtualizing OS/2 Warp

We have an existing OS/2 Warp 4.5 computer that runs our company's voicemail system. There has been a lot of turnover in the telecomm department and currently no one knows anything about the system ...
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1answer
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Convirt Tool xen live migration virtualization

have any one use http://convirture.com (convirt) tool to manage RHEL 5.3 XEN server and live migration if yes pls let me know how can done!
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Xen live motion

I am researching XenServer from Citrix and (with 2 colleagues) comparing it with VMware ESX and Microsoft HyperV. In our tests, it seems that Xen's live migration is using less resources than ...
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Can I migrate a virtual system between providers?

I'm considering the services of a Virtual Hosting Provider. Are there a set of vendors that support exporting and importing system images, such that a system running on provider A can be migrated to ...
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Best way to migrate from physical to virtual using Xen on Ubuntu?

I have a machine running 8.04 LTS that I would like to migrate to using Xen. There seems to be a dearth of information on how to do this without having to wipe the entire machine. I do have another ...
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How to migrate VirtualBox 2 virtual computer to VmWare server2?

How to migrate VirtualBox 2 virtual computer (virtual drive) to VmWare Server 2? Computer itself runs Linux, virtual computers run Windows XP and Windows Vista. I need support for GRE protocol, which ...