A.139 migrate Vm

Migrates a virtual machine.

Syntax

migrate Vm instance [ destServer=value | destServerPool=value ]

Where instance is:

{ id=value | name=value }

Description

This command migrates a virtual machine to an Oracle VM Server or server pool.

You can migrate a running virtual machine to an Oracle VM Server within the same server pool. To migrate the virtual machine to the Unassigned Virtual Machines folder (undeploy it), do not supply a destination.

It is not possible to migrate a stopped virtual machine using this command. To do this, you should use the remove Vm and add Vm commands instead.

To migrate a virtual machine, including the local storage, use the migrateWithLocalStorage Vm command.

Options

The following table shows the available options for this command.

Option

Description

[ destServer=value | destServerPool=value ]

The name or ID of the Oracle VM Server or server pool on which to migrate the virtual machine.

{ id=value | name=value }

The instance of the object using either the id or name option, for example name=MyServer.

Examples

Example A.179 Migrating a virtual machine to an Oracle VM Server

OVM> migrate Vm name=MyVM destServer=MyServer

Example A.180 Migrating a virtual machine to a server pool

OVM> migrate Vm name=MyVM destServerPool=MyServerPool

Example A.181 Migrating a virtual machine to the Unassigned Virtual Machines folder

OVM> migrate Vm name=MyVM

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