On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:11:24AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:41:16AM +0300, Itamar Heim wrote:
> On 07/10/2014 10:29 AM, Sven Kieske wrote:
> >Am 09.07.2014 20:30, schrieb Arik Hadas:
> >>Hi All,
> >>The proposed feature will introduce a new process of import virtual machines
from external systems using virt-v2v in oVirt.
> >>I've created a wiki page that contains initial thoughts and design for
> >>You are more than welcome to share your thoughts and insights.
> >Am I right that this still involves a full operational e.g. esxi host
> >to import vmware vms?
> >There is a huge user demand on a simpler process for just converting and
> >importing an vmware disk image. This feature will not solve this
> >use case, will it?
> I agree it should. need to check if virt-v2v can cover this. if not,
> need to fix it so it will...
>From live ESX, yes.
Offline VMware images (OVAs), not yet. However patches are welcome.
We quite literally have no one available to implement this.
Just catching up on this ..
virt-v2v now supports OVA imports, and it works pretty well. Please
make sure you use the new version, available here:
or in Fedora >= 21 or Debian experimental.
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