esxi

  1. ESXi VM Migration Failing

    I am following this guide for migrating V2V (VMware to proxmox): https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Migration_of_servers_to_Proxmox_VE I have exported the VM to .ovf/.vmdk and scp'd them over to proxmox. However, the qm command is failing. Output: root@proxmox1:~# qm importovf 200 /root/awstats2.ovf...
  2. [SOLVED] Live migrations failing: Error 255 (for OVFTOOL/ESXi imported VMs)

    G'day there, With the help of the Proxmox community and @Dominic we were able to migrate our ESXi VMs across to PVE - thank you! https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/migrating-vms-from-esxi-to-pve-ovftool.80655 (for anybody interested) The migrated (ex-ESXi) VMs are now part of a 3-node PVE...
  3. Pfsense with VLANs migration from ESXI

    I have been using ESXI for 5 years now on a 2011 mac mini with no issues. The setup is: - Dual NIC (one on board, one thunderbolt adapter) - One NIC is dedicated to WAN - The other NIC goes to a managed switch in a trunk port that has 3 VLANS + untagged for LAN - The switch connects to a unifi...
  4. [SOLVED] Migrating VMs from ESXi to PVE (ovftool)

    G'day from Australia, We've got a predicament that we'd appreciate some guidance with. 4x managed VMs run on 2x ESXi hosts (2+2), and there's no supported pathway to migrate them (ie. ditch ESXi in favour of PVE). Across the remainder of our infrastructure, ESXi has been gladly purged and our...
  5. [SOLVED] Centos 7 won't start after migrate from ESXi

    Hello, I have migrate a Centos 7 server from esxi to proxmox, but he doens't start up. i get: Warning: /dev/centos/root does not exist Warning: /dev/centos/swap does not exist Warning: /dev/mapper/centos-root does not exist i tried have different scsi controller options, but doens't work...
  6. Imported Windows 10 from ESXI

    hi I have successfully imported Windows 10 from esxi to proxmox ve by following the guide i did this to make it to boot sed -i 's/scsi/ide/g' /etc/pve/qemu-server/130.conf i've installed all the drivers and enabled QEMU as well. how do i change this disk to SCSI ? will changing it improve...
  7. Migration ESXi 6.7 to Proxmox

    Hello everyone, I am currently using ESXi 6.7 on my primary server but thinking of migrating to Proxmox which runs on my backup server. According to the manual the described process is having server A with ESXi and server B with Proxmox and migrating the VMs from A to B. Unfortunately this is...
  8. Max P

    Debian 9.4 not starting on nested ESXi

    Hi, We have a 4 node proxmox cluster (5.3) where we have a nested ESXi (mostly for migrating old vmware VMs to ceph). On this nested ESXi a Windows 10 VM (uefi) starts and runs fine. A Debian 9.3 VM runs and starts fine too. But a Debian 9.4 VM does not start (when booting a 9.4 netinstall you...
  9. Migration of a VM from Proxmox to VMware vSphere

    Dear All, I need your help as I have an urgent requirement in my organization to migrate a VM on the Proxmox hypervisor to the VMware vSphere hypervisor. Could you please advise if you have an approach which was applied before to do the same?
  10. Recommendations for WinSrv 2008 R2 migration

    I've read several threads about different problems with Windows server migrations and am hoping to get pointers here. I'm pretty sure my problems are directly related to hard drive choices as I'm getting the bluescreen STOP 0X0000007B error mentioned in these forums as well as Microsoft Technet...
  11. migrate ESXI 5.5 to Proxmox 5.1

    Greetings. The problem arose when I tried to migrate VM Ubuntu ESXI 5.5. 5.1 on Proxmox. Describe their actions. 1) using esxi converter, I got the image of the vmdk (the machine did not have installed VMWare Tools) 2) created a machine with a vmdk disk on Proxmox 3) without starting the VM was...
  12. [SOLVED] mapped size at 100% after esxi migration to proxmox

    hello, i have a esxi free (6.5) and i decided to migrate my VMs to proxmox VE, to have a real backup solution. My proxmox use LVM-Thin. I followed this tutorials in the wiki and from the site sysorchestra (i can't indicate the url for anti-spam measurements for this forum) My VMS (linux and...
  13. ESXi as a Virtual Machine in Proxmox - can not run 64 bit OS

    Hello, I launched VmWare ESXi 5.5 as a Virtual Machine in Proxmox, using this Marksei manual. Everything is OK, but under ESXi I can launch only 32 bit virtual machines. 64 bit Virtual Machines doesn't work. Can anybody sugest something?
  14. Importing some windows machines from ESXi

    Hello, I am trying to move my last several VMs from ESXi, the linux ones were a cinch but Windows7 ones are giving me some trouble. On ESXi, I use the "ghettoVCB" backup tool which under the hood, uses "vmkfstools -i" to clone the VMs and make a "thin" .vmdk backup (which is a .vmdk text...
  15. Besoin d'aide pour import VM dans Proxmox

    Bonjour à tous, J'ai fait une installation par défaut de mon serveur Proxmox (v4.2) sur un disque de 2To et il a l'air de fonctionner correctement. J'arrive à accéder à la console web d'administration, concevoir de nouvelle VM (même à émuler la carte son qui fait défaut mais avec un son...
  16. migration from ESXI to new setup, need advices

    Hi all, i'm new to proxmox. i work as a sysadmin in a state university. currently we are in the proccess of moving to new hardware and thinking to deploy proxmox as a replacement of vmware esxi, mainly because our institution have an strong OSS preference and also to avoid vmware free version...
  17. Migrate ESXi Linux VMs to proxmox containers

    Hello, I take nightly backup snapshots of my ESXi linux VMs using a script "ghettoVCB" and the backups are on NFS. I would like to import the VMDK disks into Proxmox containers. I would like them to be "thin" if this is possible. Can anyone recommend the steps on the best way to do this...

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