Hi Pavel, I was testing an import of a Win 7 VM, though there are 2012 ones to import as well. Thanks for all those steps, I'll try them out.
Cheers, Cam On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 7:31 PM, Pavel Gashev <p...@acronis.com> wrote: > Cam, > > > > I did import vmware VMs, but it was not an easy procedure. Last time I did > it, there were the following issues: > > * oVirt engine didn't support 32bit VMs. If you have a 32bit VM in > vCenter, you are not able to see the list VMs to import. > > * There were issues if you have a cluster in vCenter. I had to setup a > proxy server to fix URLs on the fly, but then I've found a better way. See > below. > > * RHEL/CentOS virt-v2v does't support 2012 and greater. I had to use > virt-v2v from Fedora. > > > > Thus, if you want to convert it manually, the procedure is the following: > > 1. Install vdsm-hook-nestedvt on ovirt nodes, and reboot > > 2. Setup a VM with latest Fedora, install virt-v2v. > > 3. Mount your NFS storage inside v2v VM. > > 4. Move windows VMs to the same NFS storage. > > 5. Connect to vcenter using the following command: > > virsh -c vpx://vcenter/Folder/Datacenter/Cluster/server?no_verify=1 > > 6. Find windows VM using 'list' command, and dump config using 'dumpxml > VMNAME/ID' > > 7. Edit the xml providing full path to vmdk images (see «source file=») > > 8. Create appropriate VM in oVirt > > 9. Find new VM IDs using ovirt-shell > > 10. Make sure the source VM is stopped > > 11. Execute virt-v2v (make sure: > > virt-v2v -v -x -i libvirtxml VM.xml -o vdsm -of qcow2 -os > /nfs/b1b74392-8f46-4a25-aeef-5344ac692c73 --vdsm-image-uuid > 368487a5-d7f2-43d2-bd61-d15abbc5c482 --vdsm-vol-uuid > 2f56c6cd-a212-44e6-a792-447787f5b073 --vdsm-vm-uuid > 421e93a8-33d2-fc0e-4cfc-ac45a35db8c9 > > 12. Fix resulting disk pemissions (chown 36:36 / chmod 0660) > > 13. Now you can start VM in oVirt. Remove vmware tools, and install oVirt > tools and drivers. > > > > I hope this helps. > > > > On 15/06/16 20:41, "users-boun...@ovirt.org on behalf of Cam Mac" < > users-boun...@ovirt.org on behalf of iuco...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Hi, > > > > I haven't had any luck using the oVirt GUI or virt-v2v (see earlier > email), and I need to find a way to migrate quite a few Windows hosts > (Windows 7, 2012, 2008, 2k3 etc) into my test oVirt cluster as a PoC so I > can make a compelling case for getting rid of VMware. Using OVF files looks > like a lot more manual work as compared to the GUI or virt-v2v, with their > nice conversion features. > > > > Any suggestions? > > > > Thanks, > > > > Cam > >
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