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Re: [virt-tools-list] what does virt-v2v check for in a multiboot os?



On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 09:31:43AM -0500, Kenneth Armstrong wrote:
> Sorry, forgot to CC list.
> 
> Ok, is there a way to use virt-v2v (or something else) to just copy
> off of esx and not convert it?  I ask because when it fails, the
> imported vm is automagically deleted from the nfs export domain (I
> assume by either RHEV or the virt-v2v tool).

There are a couple of ways:  You can ssh to the ESX server.  The
storage is under /vmfs in the relevant storage pool.  Look for the
'*-flat.vmdk' file.  Use 'scp' command to copy the file off once
you've worked out the path.

Another way is to access the ESX server over https://server/

Rich.

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