I have a master virtual machine and I want copy it to other systems and
deploy it. I dont want to copy the whole image as it is too big. What are
my options here?

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pa...@iki.fi> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 05:28:26PM +0200, Arindam Choudhury wrote:
> >    What are the "state of art" of provisioning virtual machine?
> >
> >    Can we transfer a LVM virtual machine image?
> >
>
> You can use *all* the normal Linux/unix tools, Xen doesn't create any
> restrictions there.
> So feel free to dd the volume to another volume, or use snapshots, or
> thinprov-snapshots, or whatever you want.
>
> -- Pasi
>
>
> >    On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <[1]pa...@iki.fi>
> wrote:
> >
> >      On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 05:51:13PM +0200, Arindam Choudhury wrote:
> >      >    I am using xen hypervisor in fedora 17. I want to use LVM
> storage
> >      for
> >      >    domU.
> >      >
> >
> >      LVM volumes work very well out-of-the-box as disks for Xen domUs.
> >
> >      -- Pasi
> >
> >      >    On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 5:12 PM, Joseph Hom
> >      <[1][2]j...@softlayer.com> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >      What Xen are you using? OS? XCP? XenServer?
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >      Also what storage are you using?
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >      From: [2][3]xen-users-boun...@lists.xen.org
> >      >      [mailto:[3][4]xen-users-boun...@lists.xen.org] On Behalf Of
> >      Arindam
> >      >      Choudhury
> >      >      Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5:42 AM
> >      >      To: xen users
> >      >      Subject: [Xen-users] provisioning virtual machine
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >      Hi,
> >      >
> >      >      I am trying to provision virtual machines  to create a
> virtual
> >      machine
> >      >      cluster. If I try to transfer a pre-build virtual machine,
> its
> >      too time
> >      >      consuming and hard on network. So the idea of using
> bootstrap or
> >      >      kickstart seems better. Can any body point a good tutorial
> how to
> >      do
> >      >      this?
> >      >
> >      >      Actually I have a master image and I have to copy it on all
> the
> >      nodes
> >      >      and create virtual machines. Is there any other way to do it?
> >      >
> >      >      Regards,
> >      >      Arindam
> >      >
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