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Move a vcenter VM from one datastore to another? #vSphereAMA

  • 1.  Move a vcenter VM from one datastore to another? #vSphereAMA

    Posted 06-26-2020 10:22 AM
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    How to move vCenter VM from one Datastore to another. Both while online or offline?



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    Carlos

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  • 2.  RE: Move a vcenter VM from one datastore to another? #vSphereAMA

    Posted 06-26-2020 11:12 AM
    Hi Carlos,

    To move vCenter Server VM to different datastore:-

    vCenter Server when its online - You can try storage vMotion  - Right click on vCenter VM > Migrate > Change Datastore > Select new datastore > Finish.

    vCenter Server when its offline - You can export and import VC VM -  You can power off the VC VM and export VC VM as OVF file from ESXi host. Select the ESXi host> Register VM> Deploy a virtual machine from an OVF or OVA file> Enter Name> Drag the OVF file and vmdk files> Select new Datastore > Deployment Options> Finish.

    Note: Check the vCenter VM space and make sure you have enough space before export it as OVF file.

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