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Cold Migration with snapshots

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What is the best way to cold migrate a virtual machine with snapshots if the snapshots cannot be committed first?

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kumarsenthild
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Hi,

1)Power off the VM. Remove the VM from Inventory..

2)Browse the Datastore & move the VM Folder from Old Datastore to New Data store.

3)Add the VM to inventory from New Data store.

4)It will contain snapshots.






Regards

Senthil Kumar D

Regards Senthil Kumar D

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Troy_Clavell
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power off the VM and cold migrate , it will retain the snapshots

kumarsenthild
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Hi,

1)Power off the VM. Remove the VM from Inventory..

2)Browse the Datastore & move the VM Folder from Old Datastore to New Data store.

3)Add the VM to inventory from New Data store.

4)It will contain snapshots.






Regards

Senthil Kumar D

Regards Senthil Kumar D