[PVE-User] Moving VM from one server to another

Bruce B bruceb444 at gmail.com
Tue May 31 17:41:51 CEST 2011


Thanks Diaolin and Timh.

I am going to get to it now and in the mean while are the .conf files very
complicated or anything I have to watch for to change or not change in
them?

Just posing the question as I work.

Thanks,

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 3:55 AM, Timh B <timh at shiwebs.net> wrote:

> Hey,
>
> The openvz containers are usually stored in /var/lib/vz/private/<VMID>/.
> Modifying and copying the config, data from /etc/vz/conf/<VMID>.conf,
> /etc/qemu-server/<VMID>.conf, /var/lib/vz/private/<VMID> and
> /var/lib/vz/images/<VMID> to a new machine "should" work. There might be
> some extra work with getting networking etc to run but you should be able
> to figure that out from there.
>
> BR,
> Timh
>
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 07:00, Bruce B wrote:
> > Hi Robert,
> >
> > Thanks for the input. It's not bad HDD. It's just a dead motherboard. No
> > backups were run. Where are the contents of a VM saved? I can see that
> the
> > /var/lib/vz/images/ includes all of the KVMs but not VMs.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 10:45 PM, Robert Fantini
> > <robertfantini at gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >> were backups run on that server?
> >>
> >> if they happen to be on the bad hdd, then recover the backup.
> >>
> >> how is the bad hdd getting accessed?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 10:13 PM, Bruce B <bruceb444 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi everyone,
> >> > I have a proxmox server that is down. So, I only have access to HDD
> >> and I
> >> > can retrieve data from it. I want to move some VMs over to the new
> >> server
> >> > but there is a conflict of ID. So, can I simply change the ID number
> >> of
> >> the
> >> > VM that I am moving over to the new server and then turn it on with
> >> the
> >> new
> >> > ID and expect everything to be fine?
> >> > ***Note I am not using vzctl or any other utility as old server is
> >> dead.
> >> I
> >> > only have access to HDD.
> >> > Thanks
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>
> --
> //Timh
>
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