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Migrate Image (VMware/Hyper-V)

How to export Windows Image?#

Please download Microsoft Disk2vhd utility to export your Windows as vhd

How to export Linux Image?#

Please use the cmd below export from a baremetal machine to a raw image

root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# dd if=/dev/sda bs=1024k | ssh [email protected] "cat > /var/support/p2v-ubuntu.raw"

Migration from VMware images#

Export VMware as ova or vmdk

Import image#

Supported image's types : qcow2, vdi, vhd, vmdk, ova, ami, raw, img, kernel

Use import_ide for VMware/Hyper-V image optimization

controller:image> import_ide1: usb2: localEnter index: 21: Windows2019-vmware.vmdkEnter index: 1Specify image name: Windows2019-vmwareSelect domain:1: defaultEnter index: 1Select tenant:1: admin2: bigstackEnter index: 1Visibility:1: public2: privateEnter index: 1Importing...[12:55:24] Converting image to RAW format ...    (100.00/100%)[12:56:52] Calculating RAW image checksum ... ea719d6dc8f2d09612ee61e5af1e7964 (MD5)[12:58:16] Creating image Windows2019-vmware ...[=============================>] 100%+------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+| Field            | Value                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            |+------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+| container_format | bare                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             || created_at       | 2022-07-15T04:58:21Z                                                                                                                                                                                                                             || disk_format      | raw                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              || file             | /v2/images/ff4a85da-dfb9-490b-8817-376f900f8563/file                                                                                                                                                                                             || id               | ff4a85da-dfb9-490b-8817-376f900f8563                                                                                                                                                                                                             || min_disk         | 0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                || min_ram          | 0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                || name             | Windows2019-vmware                                                                                                                                                                                                                               || owner            | 3684611014cf40429ff067b3a5e9fb48                                                                                                                                                                                                                 || properties       | hw_disk_bus='ide', hw_qemu_guest_agent='True', locations='[]', os_hidden='False', os_require_quiesce='True', owner_specified.openstack.md5='', owner_specified.openstack.object='images/Windows2019-vmware', owner_specified.openstack.sha256='' || protected        | False                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            || schema           | /v2/schemas/image                                                                                                                                                                                                                                || status           | queued                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           || tags             |                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  || updated_at       | 2022-07-15T04:58:21Z                                                                                                                                                                                                                             || visibility       | public                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           |+------------------+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+[13:08:03] Validating checksum: OKImporting Windows2019-vmware complete. It is safe to remove the local imagefile.

Troubleshooting#

Please add additional metadata for uploaded image over GUI, It's recommended for VMware/Hyper-V to work properly

  • hw_disk_bus="ide"
  • hw_vif_model="e1000"

update image metadata#

/assets/compute/images/image-metadata-1.jpg

setting network driver - e1000#

/assets/compute/images/image-metadata-4.jpg

/assets/compute/images/image-metadata-2.jpg

setting disk bus - ide#

/assets/compute/images/image-metadata-3.jpg

Last updated on by Roy Tan