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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-v2v question involving esx



[Adding Matt]

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 02:59:40PM -0400, Kenneth Armstrong wrote:
> I have a vm on an esx server that I want to convert using virt-v2v.  I
> know that it can connect to the esx server and copy the vmdk files
> down to do its conversion, but can I just use wget or something like
> that to copy the vmdk files down first, then use virt-v2v to convert
> the vm?
> 
> The reason that I ask is that it would be better for me to do it this
> way, so that after I copy the vm files down, I can start the vm back
> up and let it be used while virt-v2v does the conversion on the copied
> image files.  I like virt-v2v, but it takes a long time to do it's job
> with the copying.



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