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, Richard W.M. Jones <rjo...@redhat.com> > wrote: > [cut] > > I don't know why it slowed down, but I'm pretty sure it's got nothing > > to do with the version of oVirt/RHV. Especially in the initial phase > > where it's virt-v2v reading the guest from vCenter. Something must > > have changed or be different in the test and production environments. > > > > > Are you converting the same guests? virt-v2v is data-driven, so > > different guests require different operations, and those can take > > different amount of time to run. > > > > I'm not migrating the same guests, i'm migrating different guest, but > most of them share the same os baseline. > Most of these vms are from the same RHEL 7 template and have little > data difference (few gigs). > > Do you know which is the performance impact on vcenter? I'd like to > tune as best as possible the vcenter to improve the migration time.
There is a section about this in the virt-v2v man page. I'm on a train at the moment but you should be able to find it. Try to run many conversions, at least 4 or 8 would be good places to start. > We have to migrate ~300 guests, and our maintenance window is very > short. We don't want continue the migration for months. SSH or VDDK method would be far faster but if you can't upgrade you're stuck with https to vCenter. Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones Read my programming and virtualization blog: http://rwmj.wordpress.com virt-p2v converts physical machines to virtual machines. Boot with a live CD or over the network (PXE) and turn machines into KVM guests. http://libguestfs.org/virt-v2v _______________________________________________ Users mailing list Users@ovirt.org http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users