We need to migrate one VM (a virtual appliance) from one AHV to another with no p connection between the two The AHV versions are different (Euphrates 5.5.8 and Euphrates 5.9). What is the best way to accomplish this.?
Best answer by Alona
KB-3577 AHV | How to access VM disk files on Nutanix container goes over exporting and importing of the VM disks from and to AHV.
How to download VM disk files from Nutanix container to your workstation
- Power off user VM, which disks will be exported, to avoid data corruption.
- Using WinSCP, connect to a CVM using SFTP protocol and port 2222 using Prism element credentials.
Note: If AOS version is 5.5.X connection may fail, please check KB 5082 for details.
- Enable the option to show hidden files by going to Options > Preferences > Panels and then selecting the “Show hidden files” option under the common settings.
- Navigate to the path that was found in Step 1. You can download required files from Nutanix container to your local PC now.