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Templates from ESXi Host


Templates from ESXi Host

Good Morning,


I was wondering if there was a way to migrate existing templates from my ESXi host to our new Nutanix cluster? 




Re: Templates from ESXi Host



I think you can convert your templates into an virtual machine and follow the Migration article:


You have to prepaire your template first. Install for example the VirtIO Drivers.


Kind regards,

Sibo Attema


Re: Templates from ESXi Host

Hi there


Presuming the new location is also ESXi, just convert the template to a VM, move it over and convert back to template


Hope this helps



Re: Templates from ESXi Host

Is this going to be on a new vCenter?  You can use content library to syncronize all templates across all vCenters.  


Re: Templates from ESXi Host


I don't think it would be direct template migration even from ESXi cluster (Non Nutanix) to ESXi cluster (Nutanix)

It should be convert to VM first CMIIW


If using AHV then you need to install NGT first before migrate it to Nutanix (AHV)

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Re: Templates from ESXi Host

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Re: Templates from ESXi Host



Thank you for the response. I will give this a try.