Open Virtualization Format (OVF) is an open standard for packaging and distributing virtual appliances or more generally software to be run in virtual machines.

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Any way to convert qcow2 to ovf?

In our application we are downloading a qcow2 image and after that we are supposed to import that as OVF. So any way to convert qcow2 --> OVF or qcow2 --> vmdk(using qemu-img convert) --> ...
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Does Hyper-V support digital signatures with VHD disk files?

Does Hyper-V provide a mechanism (like ESX/vSphere) to identify digitally signed VHD files? Is it even possible to sign a VHD file? Background: I am trying to provide a virtual appliance to my ...
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converting Ganeti instance to vmdk fails

Hi I have exported an instance from ganeti using this command : gnt-backup export -n I get this result: /srv/ganeti/export/win2k8.itlao.local# ls ...
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Unable to Parse OVF

When trying to import an ovf to my ESXi5.1 box via Vmware convertor v4.0 i get the error : Unable to parse OVF When looking at the logs the only thing I see is [#10] [2013-12-12 08:10:40.494 'App' ...
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OVF/OVA extra files

Can anyone suggest a method to do the following: We need to include an extra file (probably just a small text file with a serial) in an OVF file before we wrap it up into an OVA for deployment. Here ...
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Modify VM in OVA

I have an OVA that contains a vApp with 9 VMs inside. I need to make a change to the drive contents of one of the VMs in the OVA. The OVA takes a very long time to export from vSphere (24 hours). Is ...
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vSphere Client not allowing export of OVF template

I have a vm that I can access via vSphere Client and Remote Desktop (RDC). It is a Windows Server 2003 image. I am trying to export it locally via menu option OVF Template option. The option is ...
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How to import XenServer's ovf/ova/xva format to KVM?

Now I'm considering migrate from Xen to KVM. I exported some exist virtual machines from Xen in the formats ovf and xva. How could I import them into KVM? As there're only a few of virtual machines, ...
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Does CloudStack support the Open Virtualization Format (OVF)?

The questions says it all. Can someone tell me the answer please? I have researched but I'm still not sure. Thanks.
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Shrink a Windows VM in XenServer

I faced a problem. I deployed a VM by size of 500GB on Citrix XenServer and now I want to shrink it, because I don't have enough space for snapshots. Now I want to perform an export/import to do this. ...
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Need to know how to change ip address and hostname after deploying OVF template

In ESX, I export OVF of my VM (configured as dhcp). Then In another ESX, I use "deploy OVF template" from file menu. My new VM appears working, except I could not change the IP address and hostname. ...
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virt-convert OVF to KVM

I use a Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization system and need to get a VM off the system an onto a standalone box running KVM. Red Hat don't seem to support a way to do this, but commented that the ...
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I need a VPS that lets me upload my own OVF

I have an existing VM that I can export as OVF, and I want to just import it wholesale into another VPS. This is a one-time job to help some folks who aren't very tech savvy migrate a service, and I'm ...
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OVF disk formats

I thought that VMs exported as OVF were supposed to be completely portable, but now I see there are difference disk formats I used the VMware ovf tool to export a VMX to OVF. The disk file created ...
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Convert from VMDK to OVF

Is there a way to convert an VMDK to OVF?
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deploy a VMWare ESX ofv template directly from a local datastore

I have an ovf template sitting on an esx's local datastore and am looking to deploy it to that same data store. can I do this directly?
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How can i convert a VirtualBox's .vdi files to VMWare vmdk/ovf formt

Vsphere takes ovf file to create a Virtual Machine, but it also needs the vmdk which is the actual disk. Would VMWare Converter be able to do this conversion? i have the .vdi files on Mac OSX. Maybe i ...
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Does anyone knows how to convert ovf file to img using centos?

I'm trying to instal nuxeo on centos and I'm using now xen to virtualize. Nuxeo's downloads have not xen image. Only available ovf and vmware. Is possible to make the conversion?
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Why does OVFTool hang randomly?

Some great helpers here have shown me the VMWare OVF tool for template deployment. My problem is that the tool itself stops at the "Disk Transfer Completed" step half the time I use it. This seems to ...
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need some way to convert QCOW2 to OVF or open QCOW2 on WINDOWS

is there a way to convert QCOW2 to OVF? or is there a way to open an QCOW2 on WINDOWS (preferably free/open source)? the problem is that ubuntu's virtual machine manager was used to create the image ...