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1answer
103 views

Deleting a .lck file in vCenter to release a VM lock ?

I'm working on migrating VMs from esxi 4.1 to esxi 5.5. I was wondering if deleting the .lck file of a VM in the 4.1 datastore would let the 5.5 (connected to that same datastore) take ownership of ...
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votes
2answers
158 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

Migration in the vCenter changed network interface in a CentOS virtual machine

I have a vCenter 5.1 and two hosts with ESXi 4.1 (Host1) and ESXi 5.1 (Host2). They are working fine. I migrated a CentOS from host1 to the host2. The state of the virtual machine was "powered off", ...
3
votes
2answers
104 views

MS Exchange p2v process

Is that possible to virtualize MS Exchange Server 2007 without stopping it's services? In particular I'm interested in using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Client for that purpose.
3
votes
1answer
906 views

How to Migrate vCenter Virtual Appliance

I am looking to migrate a vCenter 5.0 virtual appliance to another machine with DAS. Is it possible to do this without vMotion and without breaking anything? If so, could one follow a similar process ...
1
vote
1answer
391 views

Import “VSphere 4 VMFS Datastore” in new “VSphere 5 VMFS Datastore”

I have two vSphere environment: one composed by a vCenter 4 and two Esx Host 4.0 sharing a clustered datastore (VMFS3) and several virtual machine one composed by a vSphere 5 and two Esxi Host 5.0 ...
3
votes
2answers
195 views

Change vCenter Server 4.1 to a different machine without migrating data?

Situation: I have a VMWare vCenter Server 4.1 (managing two hosts) running on a server that I would like to use for other purposes. I don't want to move the vCenter Server to a VM, and already have ...