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Where can I find out more about migrating vmware VMs to an Openstack cloud?

asked 2014-01-07 10:37:25 -0500

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updated 2014-01-07 11:16:39 -0500

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I have virtual machine running on VMware esx servers. We would like to migrate these virtual machine to openstack cloud to KVM or VMware on openstack. Please advise and share your knowledge it will be great help

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answered 2014-01-07 10:46:12 -0500

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VMWare community: http://www.vmware.com/go/openstack

VMWare configuration reference: http://docs.openstack.org/trunk/config-reference/content/vmware.html

OpenStack Imaging guide: http://docs.openstack.org/image-guide/content/

Not a simple 1, 2, 3 process. The community link at the top should have some answers and you might want to ask VMWare directly on how they suggest moving a VM from vSphere/ESXi to an OpenStack instance. (Any caveat steps, etc etc.) After much research it appears that building a VM on KVM and sending it to glance is much easier and better supported than doing from ESXi.

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