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    Posting my solution to a problem I saw frequently mentioned with no solution to hopefully help others. This is related to importing a VM from vmware

    Recently I exported several VMs from vmware and imported them into proxmox. I could not for the life of me get it to recognize my ethernet interface. In the VM I was not seeing eth0 or any interfaces related to ethernet. I tried all sorts of things such as updating my interfaces file, using...
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    OVF, Proxmox, migration, QNAP Virtual Station

    ok, so I've searched the forums for a bit and I probably missed it, but here is what I am attempting to do.... I have a QNAP, TS-973ax, that run virtualization station and my Zimbra mail server. First off, it has an underpowered CPU for this Virtualization station, but I have good disk...
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    OVF, Proxmox, migration, QNAP Virtual Station

    ok, so I've searched the forums for a bit and I probably missed it, but here is what I am attempting to do.... I have a QNAP, TS-973ax, that run virtualization station and my Zimbra mail server. First off, underpowered CPU for this Virtualization station, but I have good disk redundancy. So...
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    Import EFI-based Linux VMs from ESXi to Proxmox

    Hello, I'm migrating my homelab from ESXi 6.7 to Proxmox 7 using the ofvtool. I didn't have any issues with bios based VMs, but I hade some appliances deployed that has efi bios by default and I'm getting this error from ovftool when i launch the copy: - Line -1: Unsupported value 'firmware'...
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    qm importovf trying to allocate disk address twice

    Hello, when trying to import a OVF file I get the following error: # qm importovf 500 vmname.ovf ceph01_vm [some progress notifications] import failed - cowardly refusing to overwrite existing entry: scsi0 When running it with --dryrun this is the output: { "disks" : [ {...
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    [SOLVED] Problem with import big OVF file

    Hi I trying to import a VM that have export from my vmware to my new promox. But the problem is the /temp is to small size so I have to store it somewhere else when I then trying to import OVF file to local-lvm. Any idea how to fix that?
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    [SOLVED] CentOS 7 Migration: From XenServer to Proxmox VE

    Hello everyone! I'm trying to migrate a VM from XeServer(6.5) to Proxmox(6.3-4) Until few days ago, I can do it following next steps: 1. Export VMs from XenServer like OVF ( .ovf + .vhd file) 2. Convert VM disk (.vhd file) to qcow2 format (with StarWind 2V2 Converter) 3. Create a VM with...
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    OVF Import - import failed - volume deactivation failed

    Hello. I am in the process of converting our infrastructure from VMware to PVE and almost done. I'm now transferring the last bigger VMS. Especially for one VM the following error occured the third time: qm importovf 130 /vmwarestore/NewRepositoryServer/NewRepositoryServer.ovf san3...
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    Proxmox import ovf hangs at 100%

    Hello, i freshly installes my Proxmox. Now i wanted to move my ESX VM's to Proxmox (was alerady working with other Proxmos Hosts). I transfer the .vmdk and .ovf to Proxmox. Than started the qm importovf....., thats starting and working until it reaches 100%. At 100% my complete Proxmox hangs...
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    qm importovf XPath error on importing OVF

    From what I've read, there are two basic ways of importing OVAs: Untar the OVA, import the VMDK and build a VM def over the top of the imported VMDK (as qcow2) Use qm importovf to import the OVF and associated OVA artifacts (VMDKs, etc.) I've done both with reasonable results. I'm attempting...

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