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P2V Migration for Linux Server

  • 30 June 2020
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i want to migrate my phyical linux server to Nutanix. is there any native nutanix tool to prform this activity?

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Best answer by Tapati 30 June 2020, 10:58

Hi @Tabrezg

We currently do not have a native P2V tool, however, the VMs can be converted using VMware converter and add it to AHV. There is an open-source tool virt-p2v that can be used but has limited capabilities.

You can also use a recommended third-party application by Sureline Systems for full-featured migration capabilities.

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Hi @Tabrezg  You have to create an image of the physical Linux server and create a new VM using the image in Nutanix environment. We do have a Nutanix tool call Move to migrate VMs from another hypervisor to AHV 

You can refer below document

Hi @Tapati

Is there any nutanix tool to create image of the physical machine? or do we need to use 3rd party tool for this?

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Hi @Tabrezg

We currently do not have a native P2V tool, however, the VMs can be converted using VMware converter and add it to AHV. There is an open-source tool virt-p2v that can be used but has limited capabilities.

You can also use a recommended third-party application by Sureline Systems for full-featured migration capabilities.