[ovirt-users] Slow conversion from VMware in 4.1

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Feb 5 22:13:30 UTC 2018

On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 10:57:58PM +0100, Luca 'remix_tj' Lorenzetto wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 12:52 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> > There is a section about this in the virt-v2v man page.  I'm on
> > a train at the moment but you should be able to find it.  Try to
> > run many conversions, at least 4 or 8 would be good places to start.
> Hello Richard,
> read the man but found nothing explicit about resource usage. Anyway,
> digging on our setup i found out that vcenter when on low cpu usage is
> 95%.
> I think our windows admins should take care of this.


You should be able to run multiple conversions in parallel
to improve throughput.

The only long-term solution is to use a different method such as VMX
over SSH.  vCenter is just fundamentally bad.


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