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Will Nova be able to Teleport VMs?

asked 2011-08-17 01:38:57 -0500

If I need to shutdown a node, can I teleport its instances to other node? Preferably this would happen automatically when an admin gives the shutdown command.

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answered 2011-08-17 13:02:17 -0500

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Yes, although not currently when 'an admin gives the shutdown command'.

Currently Nova supports migrating VMs between hosts, and these migrations can be started by an administrator. From what I understand, a "live" migration is not always possible, so a typical migration might involve shutting down the original VM, transferring the data to a new node, and then starting the VM on the new node.

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