Re: [Users] Making v2v easier?

2014-01-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 05:06:13PM +0100, Sander Grendelman wrote: On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 4:19 PM, Itamar Heim ih...@redhat.com wrote: I see a lot of threads about v2v pains (mostly from ESX?) I'm interested to see if we can make this simpler/easier. hear hear! if you have

Re: [Users] virt-v2v: too many IDE bus:

2014-01-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 02:07:20PM +, Markus Stockhausen wrote: Hello, we are currently encountering the above error during virt-v2v migration. There was an older post about it here: http://lists.ovirt.org/pipermail/users/2013-December/018379.html The answers suggest that this is

Re: [Users] virt-v2v: invalid backend appliance

2014-01-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 07:56:22PM +, Markus Stockhausen wrote: Hello, just tried to run virt-v2v on Fedora 20. Disk conversion works flawlessly but in the end the process fails with: libguestfs: create: flags = 0, handle = 0x4fe26a0, program = perl invalid backend: appliance at

Re: [Users] virt-v2v

2014-03-03 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 02:41:16PM -0500, Maurice James wrote: I ran LIBGUESTFS_TRACE=1 LIBGUESTFS_DEBUG=1 virt-v2v -ic esx://172.16.10.200/?no_verify=1 -o rhev -osd host.domain.com:/storage/exports --network ovirtmgmt Tester 21 | tee virt-v2v.log The contents of virt-v2v.log is:

Re: [ovirt-users] converting windows guests with v2v, where to put the iso?

2014-04-22 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 09:31:51AM -0500, Jeremiah Jahn wrote: I'm getting the following error. RedHat seems to thin the answer is to use their virtio-win rpm. As far as I can tell, this is not available anywhere, So I've just got to go and get the iso that it installs from kvm.org. Ok, done.

Re: [Users] Possible to migrate from an existing KVM/Libvirt VM (installed in an LVM) ?

2012-02-14 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
From: Morgan Cox morganco...@gmail.com Can an existing KVM/Libvirt VM (installed in an LVM) ever be migrated to an Ovirt node (offline migration is ok.) ? [Sorry this isn't threaded -- I wasn't subscribed to the list until now] The answer is that virt-v2v ought to work with oVirt. It was

Re: [Users] oVirt 3.0 - importing OVF

2012-09-28 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 03:15:20PM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote: On 09/28/2012 01:21 PM, Piotr Szubiakowski wrote: Hi, I have VM files from VMWare ESX 3.5. I converted this VM to OVF format. Is it possible to import this VM to oVirt. Should I use the import/export storage and virt-v2v tool?

Re: [ovirt-users] [ovirt-devel] virt-v2v integration feature

2014-07-10 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:41:16AM +0300, Itamar Heim wrote: On 07/10/2014 10:29 AM, Sven Kieske wrote: Am 09.07.2014 20:30, schrieb Arik Hadas: Hi All, The proposed feature will introduce a new process of import virtual machines from external systems using virt-v2v in oVirt. I've

Re: [ovirt-users] Need to import a template in OVA format

2014-08-31 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 06:07:47PM +0300, Itamar Heim wrote: On 08/29/2014 06:38 PM, Bob Doolittle wrote: I have a template designed for VMware VMs, in OVA format. Is there a way I can import this template to oVirt, in order to create an oVirt VM from it? virt-v2v seems designed to import

Re: [ovirt-users] Need to import a template in OVA format

2014-08-31 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 04:19:20PM -0400, Bob Doolittle wrote: The version I am running is virt-v2v-0.9.0-5.fc20.x86_64 The new version is 1.27.x and it is available in Fedora 21 and above. HOWEVER it doesn't support OVA yet -- still being written. I'm also providing preview RPMs for RHEL 7

Re: [ovirt-users] VM File System expansion

2014-09-04 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 09:51:53AM +0800, Punit Dambiwal wrote: Hi, I read this article and found that we can expand the VM disk online but it doesn't expand the filesystem of the VM. Which article? virt-resize can only be used for offline expansion of disks. If you used virt-resize,

Re: [ovirt-users] VM File System expansion

2014-09-05 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
Please answer the question I asked: If you used virt-resize, what precise commands did you type and what exact errors did you see? otherwise I cannot help you. Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones Read my programming and virtualization

[ovirt-users] OVA imports into virt-v2v (was: Re: [ovirt-devel] virt-v2v integration feature)

2014-11-27 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:11:24AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:41:16AM +0300, Itamar Heim wrote: On 07/10/2014 10:29 AM, Sven Kieske wrote: Am 09.07.2014 20:30, schrieb Arik Hadas: Hi All, The proposed feature will introduce a new process of import

Re: [Users] virt-v2v fail - GuestfsHandle.pm error + Redhat.pm error

2013-02-08 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 04:48:13PM +0100, Nicolas Ecarnot wrote: Hi, After having successfully migrated Debian, XP, 2003, 2008 VMs, I'm stuck with a migration I was expecting to be easy : RHAS3. Here is the error log I get : # virt-v2v -i libvirt -ic qemu+ssh://@/system -o rhev

Re: [Users] virt-v2v fail - GuestfsHandle.pm error + Redhat.pm error

2013-02-09 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sat, Feb 09, 2013 at 11:26:32AM +0100, Nicolas Ecarnot wrote: Am I missing some more packages for the perl scripts to work correctly? virt-v2v should depend on everything it needs, and there was no error message indicating that anything was missing. AFAIK RHEL 3 should work (for v2v), but

Re: [Users] virt-v2v iface parameter is not supported

2013-02-09 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 10:21:41AM -0500, Chris Noffsinger wrote: So I am getting this error on Fed18 virt-v2v trying to convert libvirtxml to Rhev 3.1 NFS Export domain: 'iface' parameter is not supported by the libvirt attach-method at

Re: [Users] Move single vmdk (or else) disk into oVirt/RHEV

2013-02-14 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 04:14:38PM +0100, Nicolas Ecarnot wrote: Hi, I find it hard to find any information about the way I have to follow to convert/import a vmdk/qcow/raw/etc... single disk into an oVirt disks list. I know how to use virt-v2v to import complete VMs (disk AND config),

Re: [Users] re-thin a disk

2013-03-15 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 09:23:04PM +, Jonathan Horne wrote: I have a virtual machine with a 500GB thin-provisioned disk, and on it is about 2GB of data. Due to a pvmove operation I am running, the 500GB disk with 2GB of data is growing and growing and is currently 180GB in size, and im

Re: [Users] virt-v2v

2013-04-23 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 10:25:50AM +0100, supo...@logicworks.pt wrote: Yes, that's right, but the problem was with the syntax. After running the command, at the end I get this error message: virt-v2v: Failed to launch guestfs appliance. Try running again with LIBGUESTFS_DEBUG=1 for more

Re: [Users] oVirt 3.2.1 - virt-v2v import problem

2013-04-23 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 12:34:04PM +0200, Piotr Szubiakowski wrote: Hi, I have problem with virt-v2v tool. I'm trying to import XEN image. On oVirt 3.0 the import works well. On oVirt 3.2.1 there is an error: virt-v2v -i libvirtxml -o rhev -os localhost:/var/ovirt/export api.xml

Re: [Users] trouble with imported windows VM

2013-04-24 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 05:14:50PM +, Jonathan Horne wrote: This is my current gotcha. If I import it with a single disk from KVM (C drive only), its successful. If I add the 2nd disk to KVM and import it, it will import both disks, but I get the error at the beginning of this thread.

Re: [Users] trouble with imported windows VM

2013-04-30 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 02:27:16PM +, Jonathan Horne wrote: I did try to create a new VM and add the 2 disks that were originally imported, but still no go. The vm refuses to boot. You need to be much more specific about how it refuses to boot. I was also unable to import just the D

Re: [Users] Importing VMware ova to ovirt 3.2

2013-05-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 09:00:02AM +0200, Jakub Bittner wrote: Hello, I am trying to convert and import VMware ovf image by virt-v2v (on Fedora 18) but I can not make it. I took a look to man pages and there is option ova for converting, but if I try it, it fails. The command is :

Re: [Users] p2v Import error

2013-07-16 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 09:17:35AM -0300, Carlo Turco wrote: Hi guys I´m having some problems, using p2v with ovirt. I´ve tryed with success exporting a physical machine, with CentOS 6 using virt-p2v. The image is on my export Storage at ovirt, but when I try to restore it using another

Re: [Users] virt-v2v import needs saslauth credentials

2013-08-13 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 04:49:02PM -0400, Jim Kinney wrote: I need to convert a vmdk to ovirt use. I have a qcow2 formatted image and it's corresponding xml. I'm trying to run virt-v2v to put things into the proper formats/places for ovirt but I need to use my proper credentials to access the

Re: [Users] virt-v2v import needs saslauth credentials

2013-08-13 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 05:26:54PM -0400, Jim Kinney wrote: On trying the import in ovirt after the completion of the conversion using -o rhev -os ip:/var/lib/exports/exports ..., I found an error in the vdsm.log: Thread-199989::ERROR::2013-08-12

Re: [Users] virt-v2v import needs saslauth credentials

2013-08-13 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 05:50:38PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: More importantly does virt-v2v use the virConnectOpenAuth() method which enables callbacks to be provided to prompt for auth ? If not, then it'll need to be updated to support authentication. Yes it does:

Re: [Users] importing VM from ESXI

2013-09-26 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 06:10:00PM -0300, emi...@gmail.com wrote: could not open disk image /tmp/KxIoJI50Pc/2872ac3e-7340-4dfa-9801-0a1bd052b3a3/v2v._ApSlRZG/387a5113-bbc2-45a2-9c55-5dc3dade31a9/01c899de-131e-4407-a16c-8c5484ccb8bd: Permission denied The error comes from qemu and indicates

Re: [Users] importing VM from ESXI

2013-09-26 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 09:35:13AM -0300, emi...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks Richard! SELinux is set as Permissive, the tmp directory has permission as 777 root:root. What do you mean with the setting of TMPDIR?, I'm going to start the process again using the strace as you tell me but I'm not

Re: [Users] VM import from ESXi

2013-10-17 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 06:29:39PM -0200, emi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I've imported a Windows VM from an ESXi to an export domain using virt-v2v. It didn't return me any error wen it finished (i think), but when attached the export domain I get the following advertising and the vm doesn't

Re: [Users] vmware disks

2013-10-17 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:14:11AM +0100, supo...@logicworks.pt wrote: Hi, it's possible to import a vmware disk into ovirt? It depends. If you're using an ESX server, then yes, pretty easily with virt-v2v. If it's just a disk image, that's more difficult. I think the latest virt-v2v can do

Re: [Users] virt-v2v windows 2003 migration issue

2013-11-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 07:25:16PM +0100, Jakub Bittner wrote: Hello, I've been trying to convert libvirtd managed kvm guest which runs windows 2003 (with virtio driver installed), but it failed in the end. Command: virt-v2v -i libvirt -ic qemu+ssh://u...@node.example.com/system -o

Re: [Users] qemu: too many ide bus during v2v migration

2013-12-03 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 03:00:37PM +0100, Stefan Wendler wrote: Hi, we're currently migrating over from esxi to ovirt. V2v is pretty smooth, up until I try to migrate a vm with more than 3 SCSI disks. The disks are exported from esxi as IDE and after the disks have been copied over, the

Re: [Users] issue with conversion of ESXi 5 centos VM to fedora19 ovirt host

2014-01-10 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 09:49:25PM -0500, Madhav V Diwan wrote: Hello everybody! I seem to be having a problem similar to the posting from importing VM from ESXI posted by emi...@gmail.com on25.09.2013 21:10 UTC I'm not being able to import a VM from ESXI: In my case

Re: [Users] issue with conversion of ESXi 5 centos VM to fedora19 ovirt host

2014-01-10 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 10:38:41AM -0500, Madhav V Diwan wrote: yes unfortunately i am running as root.. hate doing that but what account SHOULD i use? myself? VDSM? sudo -u who interesting idea.. Ill try it now on a smaller vm. Root is fine, except that libvirt has a bug (see my

Re: [Users] issue with conversion of ESXi 5 centos VM to fedora19 ovirt host

2014-01-10 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 03:50:48PM +, Matthew Booth wrote: You MUST run virt-v2v as root for conversions to oVirt. It needs to both mount an nfs volume and setuid. Matt, it's probably a good idea to add something along the lines of: if ($g-get_backend () =~ /^libvirt/) {

Re: [Users] issue with conversion of ESXi 5 centos VM to fedora19 ovirt host

2014-01-10 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 12:48:43PM -0500, Madhav V Diwan wrote: Sorry richard seems that it failed even when i tried to set that variable Maybe i set up the command incorrectly? here is what i ran [root@server3 ~]# cat convrtesxhost.sh #!/bin/bash export LIBGUESTFS_TRACE=1

Re: [Users] issue with conversion of ESXi 5 centos VM to fedora19 ovirt host

2014-01-12 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
Matt, I had a thought on the preceding discussion: Does virt-v2v still try to setuid itself to some non-root user when it runs, and if so does it do that only before launch, or before adding drives? Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones Read my

Re: [Users] issue with conversion of ESXi 5 centos VM to fedora19 ovirt host

2014-01-12 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 08:57:33AM -0500, Madhav V Diwan wrote: setting up a physical /tmp with 1777 permissions did not work .. and i see ovirt/vdsm is making a temporary nfsV4 mount of the target export domain to /tmp on the ovirt server (what i thought was a hard link is actually a nfs

Re: [ovirt-users] Can and How to move a VM from VMware to oVirt

2014-12-12 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 08:01:03AM -0500, Itamar Heim wrote: On 12/09/2014 04:59 AM, zhangjian2011 wrote: Hi, I want to move a windows VM(managed by VMware Player in Windows7 host) to oVirt, can and how can i do it? Thanks. virt-v2v in general. the new version should support pointing

Re: [ovirt-users] Hyper-V in a guest

2015-09-27 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 11:15:49PM -0700, Alan Murrell wrote: > As a followup to my last e-mail, I grepped the > '/var/log/vdsm/vdsm.log' file for the name of my VM so I could see > what CPU options (and options in general) were being passed, and I > definitely see that "hyperVenable" is being set

Re: [ovirt-users] Password getting failed while Conversion

2015-09-23 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 12:14:02PM -0400, Douglas Schilling Landgraf wrote: > > On 09/22/2015 12:27 AM, Budur Nagaraju wrote: > >Below is the format I have updated , > >but still am facing the same issues. To: Budur Nagaraju Please keep all your replies on the mailing list, as the mailing list

Re: [ovirt-users] Importing disk images with import-to-ovirt.pl = Authentication Error

2015-09-25 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 10:08:48AM -0500, Adrian Garay wrote: > |libvirt needs authentication to connect to libvirt URI qemu:///system > ||libvirt: XML-RPC error : authentication failed: authentication failed > ||could not connect to libvirt (URI = qemu:///system): > authentication failed:

Re: [ovirt-users] Password getting failed while Conversion

2015-09-21 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 02:51:32PM -0400, Douglas Schilling Landgraf wrote: > Hi Budur, > > On 09/21/2015 03:39 AM, Budur Nagaraju wrote: > >Hi > > > >While converting vwware to ovirt getting below error ,can someone help me ? Which version of virt-v2v? The latest version can be found by

Re: [ovirt-users] Importing a Windows Guest in oVirt

2015-12-10 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 09:14:46AM +0200, Shahar Havivi wrote: > On 30.11.15 19:09, David Lo Bascio wrote: > > Hi everyone, > > > > I migrated several Linux guest this way: > > /virt-v2v -ic qemu+ssh://root@/system -o rhev -os : > > --network / > > > > Now, I have some Windows guest running on

Re: [ovirt-users] Import KVM/libvirt VMs to oVirt

2015-12-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 02:05:30PM +0100, ov...@timmi.org wrote: > >>>./import-to-ovirt.pl: no operating system was found on the disk Looks like you need to install either libguestfs-winsupport (assuming the host is RHEL/CentOS), because this is required to process any Windows disk images.

Re: [ovirt-users] Import KVM/libvirt VMs to oVirt

2015-12-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 12:24:08PM +0200, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: > On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 12:13 PM, wrote: > > Hi list, > > > > finally I managed to install oVirt on my new server and so far it is really > > great. > > > > The next step on my side it to migrate VMs from

Re: [ovirt-users] Import KVM/libvirt VMs to oVirt

2015-12-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 02:15:21PM +0100, ov...@timmi.org wrote: > Hi Rich, > > the host is a CentOS (latest). > > libguestfs-winsupport > > root@lxedna import-to-ovirt-7edfc4e]# rpm -qa | grep -i > libguestfs-winsupport > libguestfs-winsupport-7.2-1.el7.x86_64 Right, sorry, that's a bug in

Re: [ovirt-users] Issues importing VMs in oVirt

2016-06-16 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
> -- Forwarded message -- > From: Cam Mac > Date: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 8:28 PM > Subject: [ovirt-users] Issues importing VMs in oVirt > To: users > > > So the final URI is constructed as: > > vpx:// > > The error I get is:

Re: [ovirt-users] virt-v2v converting multi-disk

2016-02-29 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 01:44:19PM +0200, Moran Goldboim wrote: > +Richard, v2v maintainer. > > On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 8:45 PM, Clint Boggio wrote: > > > I'm in the process of migrating a series of VM's from KVM environment, to > > an OVirt environment. I've used

Re: [ovirt-users] virt-v2v converting multi-disk

2016-03-01 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 06:31:31PM -0600, Clint Boggio wrote: > > I've tried the -i libvirtxml method and it fails and I suspect it's > because the legacy KVM environment is Ubuntu based. Any tricks or > pointers would be appreciated. Run `virt-v2v -v -x -i libvirtxml [...]' and capture the

Re: [ovirt-users] virt-v2v converting multi-disk

2016-03-05 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
Hi - let's keep all replies on the mailing list so the information benefits everyone. On Sat, Mar 05, 2016 at 12:21:51PM -0600, Clint Boggio wrote: > 2. Ran your tool on the disk image with a destination of "." And > your tool put it directly in without having to use network > bandwidth. The

Re: [ovirt-users] gluster VM disk permissions

2016-05-23 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 09:00:48AM -0700, Bill James wrote: > thank you very much for the reply. > My main question now is does it required to use "user = root" in > qemu.conf for the import script to work? I haven't knowingly modified qemu.conf in my life, so likely the answer is no. Rich. --

Re: [ovirt-users] gluster VM disk permissions

2016-05-21 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 02:53:02PM -0700, Bill James wrote: > maybe the other doc is old but it says: > "And a feature I intentionally removed in RHEL 7 was importing KVM → KVM" > which is what I am doing. raw disk KVM to ovirt. > > Yes I can copy the disk image over the top of a ovirt disk

Re: [ovirt-users] gluster VM disk permissions

2016-05-24 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
As it says in the error message: > Try running qemu directly without libvirt using this environment variable: > export LIBGUESTFS_BACKEND=direct Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones Read my programming and virtualization blog:

Re: [ovirt-users] Importing VM from Xen Server 6.5

2016-08-10 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 09:45:52AM +0300, Shahar Havivi wrote: > On 10.08.16 06:45, Anantha Raghava wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I even attempted to run command virsh -c xen+ssh://root@xenhost and I get > > error "/*error: End of file reading data: sh: nc: command not found: > > Input/output error"*/ >

Re: [ovirt-users] Import of ova failed

2016-07-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 07:16:32PM +0100, Cam Mac wrote: > > > > The import doesn't happen automatically, you have to do the final step > > manually (when using the command line). See: > > > > http://libguestfs.org/virt-v2v.1.html#output-to-rhev > > > > However that error shouldn't happen. It

Re: [ovirt-users] Import of ova failed

2016-07-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 03:40:16PM +0100, Cam Mac wrote: > Hi Rich, > > > > > > > > > > > > I can try this but I'm not quite sure how to go about it. The ovf I > > created > > > via guest-image-ovf-creator is on an NFS mount Originally you were trying to import OVAs from VMware, which is the

Re: [ovirt-users] Import of ova failed

2016-07-19 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 07:02:24PM +0100, Cam Mac wrote: > > Try to run virt-v2v -i ova -o local to import the ova to local disk (see > > the > > virt-v2v man page for more options) and see if that pass - the errors can > > be > > more detailed there (it suppose to reflect the same error that you

Re: [ovirt-users] Import of ova failed

2016-07-19 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
And I suppose it's worth saying that recent oVirt can import from VMware using the oVirt GUI (which works via virt-v2v, but automates everything for you). Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones Read my programming and virtualization blog:

Re: [ovirt-users] Import of ova failed

2016-07-20 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 06:37:38PM +0100, Cam Mac wrote: > It did show up in the list of importable VMs > under the 'Import VM' tab under > the export domain. I tried importing it from there but it gave me: > > 2016-07-20 18:27:24,518 INFO >

Re: [ovirt-users] Import of OVA fails in 4.0.4

2016-11-06 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Nov 06, 2016 at 10:11:43PM +0100, Tomáš Golembiovský wrote: > Hi, > > On Sat, 5 Nov 2016 17:34:25 -0400 > "Derek Atkins" wrote: > > > Hi again, > > > > After a bit more research I found this message in libguestfs[0] that seems > > to imply the issue is related to

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] OVA import of FC21 VM hangs during virt-v2v conversion?

2016-11-16 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 04:49:46PM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote: > I suppose there could be a bug. I just verified that it's absolutely > setfiles: > > 14:06:20 I: Started virt-v2v -v -x -i ova /ovirt/import/fc21-64.ova -of > raw -o null > 14:06:20 O: [ 0.0] Opening the source -i ova

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] OVA import of FC21 VM hangs during virt-v2v conversion?

2016-11-16 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 05:30:55PM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote: > Hi, > > On Wed, November 16, 2016 5:15 pm, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: > > On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 05:09:56PM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote: > > > > I'll try to reproduce the issue here, but you can also d

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] OVA import of FC21 VM hangs during virt-v2v conversion?

2016-11-16 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 09:06:29AM +0200, Michal Skrivanek wrote: > > > On 7 Nov 2016, at 22:16, Derek Atkins wrote: > > > > Hi, > > > > My last VM imported in 2 minutes. This one has been sitting for three > > hours. I think this is a bug. > > well, some time it does take

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] OVA import of FC21 VM hangs during virt-v2v conversion?

2016-11-16 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:56:39AM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote: > "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjo...@redhat.com> writes: > > > On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 09:06:29AM +0200, Michal Skrivanek wrote: > >> > >> > On 7 Nov 2016, at 22:16, Derek

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] OVA import of FC21 VM hangs during virt-v2v conversion?

2016-11-17 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 11:06:48AM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote: > Would you like a copy of the VMDK? If so I can figure out how to make it > available to you (privately). I can certainly have a go. Can you post it on a website somewhere? Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] OVA import of FC21 VM hangs during virt-v2v conversion?

2016-11-17 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 09:57:47AM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote: > Hi, > > On Thu, November 17, 2016 4:11 am, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: > > On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 08:07:15PM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote: > >> I found the disk image for the running VM, created a sy

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] OVA import of FC21 VM hangs during virt-v2v conversion?

2016-11-17 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
The bug is: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1396297 Let's continue discussion there, if needed. Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones Read my programming and virtualization blog: http://rwmj.wordpress.com virt-df lists disk usage of

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] virt-v2v import from KVM without storage-pool ?

2017-07-07 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 01:31:38PM +0200, Tomáš Golembiovský wrote: > Hi, > > yes it is an issue in VDSM. We count on the disks being in storage pool > (except for block devices). > > Can you open a BZ bug for that please. Is this the same thing?

Re: [ovirt-users] [Libguestfs] virt-v2v import from KVM without storage-pool ?

2017-07-05 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 11:14:09AM +0200, Matthias Leopold wrote: > hi, > > i'm trying to import a VM in oVirt from a KVM host that doesn't use > storage pools. this fails with the following message in > /var/log/vdsm/vdsm.log: > > 2017-07-05 09:34:20,513+0200 ERROR (jsonrpc/5) [root] Error

Re: [ovirt-users] Feature: enhanced OVA support

2017-05-15 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, May 14, 2017 at 04:56:56PM +0300, Arik Hadas wrote: > Hi everyone, > > We would like to share our plan for extending the currently provided > support for OVA files with: > 1. Support for uploading OVA. > 2. Support for exporting a VM/template as OVA. > 3. Support for importing OVA that

[ovirt-users] Re: [ovirt-devel] Re: Mailing-Lists upgrade

2018-05-11 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
This change has dropped the X-BeenThere header, ie: X-BeenThere: de...@ovirt.org X-BeenThere: users@ovirt.org which means filtering the mails is no longer possible. There doesn't appear to be any other distinguishing header. Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat

[ovirt-users] Re: [ovirt-devel] Re: Mailing-Lists upgrade

2018-05-11 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 05:55:57PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: > > This change has dropped the X-BeenThere header, ie: > > X-BeenThere: de...@ovirt.org > > X-BeenThere: users@ovirt.org > > which means filtering the mails is no longer possible. There doesn't

[ovirt-users] Re: Libvirt ERROR cannot access backing file after importing VM from OpenStack

2018-05-30 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 03:35:11PM +0300, Nir Soffer wrote: > This is not the flow we are looking for. We need a way to read qcow2 data > from a pipe. The flow you asked for: > > > image in any format -> qemu-img -> [qcow2 byte stream] -> imageio http > > > server -> http client is exactly what

[ovirt-users] Re: Libvirt ERROR cannot access backing file after importing VM from OpenStack

2018-05-29 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 01:27:21PM +0300, Arik Hadas wrote: > Let me demonstrate briefly the flow for OVA: > Let's say that we have a VM that is based on a template and has one disk > and one snapshot, so its volume-chain would be: > T -> S -> V > (V is the volume the VM writes to, S is the

[ovirt-users] Re: Failure to import a VM

2018-06-06 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Jun 06, 2018 at 02:02:55PM +, Aziz wrote: > Here attached more logs, while importing the OVA file. Thanks [ 11.4] Converting PanOS release 2 (HDF) to run on KVM I'm not sure what this is, except it seems to be derived from RHEL or CentOS, but we don't usually support arbitrary

[ovirt-users] Re: Libvirt ERROR cannot access backing file after importing VM from OpenStack

2018-05-30 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 12:11:21AM +0300, Nir Soffer wrote: > Exporting images or ova files: > > image in any format -> qemu-img -> [qcow2 byte stream] -> imageio http > server -> http client You can do this with nbdkit + plugin, it's exactly what we do today for virt-v2v:

[ovirt-users] Re: Failure to import a VM

2018-06-04 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Jun 04, 2018 at 05:22:44PM +0300, Arik Hadas wrote: > On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Aziz wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > It's RedHat x64 ( The system is Palo Alto Firewall VM). > > > > > > > > > > Note : I imported the VM to virtualbox and Vmware without any issues, so I > > can confirm that

Re: [ovirt-users] Slow conversion from VMware in 4.1

2018-01-25 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 10:53:28AM +0100, Luca 'remix_tj' Lorenzetto wrote: > On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 10:08 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjo...@redhat.com> > wrote: > > There's got to be some difference between your staging environment and > > your production environment, an

Re: [ovirt-users] Slow conversion from VMware in 4.1

2018-01-25 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 11:49:13PM +0100, Luca 'remix_tj' Lorenzetto wrote: > Hello, > > i've started my migrations from vmware today. I had successfully > migrated over 200 VM from vmware to another cluster based on 4.0 using > our home-made scripts interacting with the API's. All the migrated

Re: [ovirt-users] Slow conversion from VMware in 4.1

2018-01-25 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 09:08:49AM +, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: > On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 11:49:13PM +0100, Luca 'remix_tj' Lorenzetto wrote: > > Hello, > > > > i've started my migrations from vmware today. I had successfully > > migrated over 200 VM from vmwa

Re: [ovirt-users] Slow conversion from VMware in 4.1

2018-02-02 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Fri, Feb 02, 2018 at 12:20:14PM +0100, Luca 'remix_tj' Lorenzetto wrote: > Hello Richard, > > unfortunately upgrading virt-v2v is not an option. Would be nice, but > integration with vdsm is not yet ready for that options. > > On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 11:06 AM, Richa

Re: [ovirt-users] Slow conversion from VMware in 4.1

2018-02-06 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Feb 06, 2018 at 11:11:37AM +0100, Luca 'remix_tj' Lorenzetto wrote: > Il 6 feb 2018 10:52 AM, "Yaniv Kaul" ha scritto: > > > I assume its network interfaces are also a bottleneck as well. Certainly if > they are 1g. > Y. > > > That's not the case, vcenter uses 10g

Re: [ovirt-users] Slow conversion from VMware in 4.1

2018-02-05 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 10:57:58PM +0100, Luca 'remix_tj' Lorenzetto wrote: > On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 12:52 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjo...@redhat.com> wrote: > > There is a section about this in the virt-v2v man page. I'm on > > a train at the moment but you should be

Re: [ovirt-users] problem importing ova vm

2018-02-22 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:09:56PM +0200, Arik Hadas wrote: > supermin: failed to find a suitable kernel (host_cpu=x86_64). Please run ‘libguestfs-test-tool’ and attach the complete output. > @Richard, this is an OVA of a VM installed with Debian64 as guest OS that > was exported from

Re: [ovirt-users] problem importing ova vm

2018-02-22 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 01:27:18PM +0100, Jiří Sléžka wrote: > libvirt needs authentication to connect to libvirt URI qemu:///system > (see also: http://libvirt.org/auth.html http://libvirt.org/uri.html) You can set the backend to direct to avoid needing libvirt: export

[ovirt-users] Re: [Qemu-block] Libvirt ERROR cannot access backing file after importing VM from OpenStack

2018-07-11 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 11:30:19AM +0300, Arik Hadas wrote: > 4. Mount each reserved place for a disk as a loopback device and convert > the volume-chain directly to it [1] nbdkit tar plugin can overwrite a single file inside a tarball, all in userspace and non-root.

[ovirt-users] Unremovable disks created through the API

2018-03-06 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
I've been playing with disk uploads through the API. As a result I now have lots of disks in the states "Paused by System" and "Paused by User". They are not attached to any VM, and I'm logged in as admin@internal, but there seems to be no way to use them. Even worse I've now run out of space

Re: [ovirt-users] Unremovable disks created through the API

2018-03-06 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 11:14:40PM +0200, Arik Hadas wrote: > On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 9:18 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjo...@redhat.com> > wrote: > > > > > I've been playing with disk uploads through the API. As a result > > I now have lots of disks in the states &

[ovirt-users] Re: Slow vm transfer speed from vmware esxi 5

2018-09-17 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 07:30:09PM +0300, Nir Soffer wrote: > I used to disable the limit enforcing "sparse" in libguestfs upstream > source, but lately the simple check at the python plugin level was moved to > to the ocaml code, and I did not have time to understand it yet. > > If you want to

[ovirt-users] Re: error importing from VMware, and workaround

2020-08-04 Thread Richard W.M. Jones
On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 12:38:33PM +0300, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: > Hi, > > On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 1:52 AM Philip Brown wrote: > > > > more details in my saga of problem imports from VMware/vsphere to ovirt > > (4.4.1 node) > > > > I had done a couple successfully, but my next one kept