----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mario Giammarco" <mgiamma...@gmail.com>
> To: users@ovirt.org
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2015 10:39:44 AM
> Subject: [ovirt-users] Put the engine inside hosts after installation
> Hello,
> I would like to try ovirt with hosted engine installation.
> I had so many problems (I have written them in another thread) so I will not
> try anymore hosted installation (up and running with ovirt 3.5 tutorial)

oVirt 3.5.1 RC1 will be published today so, if everything runs as expected, 
oVirt 3.5.1 will be out in a few days. oVirt 3.5.1 should solve the issue you 

> But now I would try this approach: I install the engine on a dedicated server
> or as a virtual machine in another kvm based virtualizator.
> Now I create an ovirt cluster and use it.
> Can I after that install change my mind and so move the engine as a vm in the
> cluster?

As far as you maintain the same host name and a compatible network topology it 
should work without any hassle.

Keep present that hosted-engine also installs and configures 
ovirt-hosted-engine-ha daemon to ensure HA capabilities restarting the engine 
VM if the host witch runs the VM goes down.
In the setup you are proposing you are loosing that capability.

> Or can I install a new engine in the cluster and powerdown the first engine?
> Thanks in advance for help,
> Mario
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