[SOLVED] Live Migration Errors with UEFI Guest

Apr 14, 2017

I've just installed a second Proxmox VE 6.0 node and configured a cluster. I was able to migrate several live machines to the new node successfully, but when I try live migrating a Windows 2016 server using an EFI disk, it fails with "ERROR: online migrate failure - mirroring error: drive-efidisk0: mirroring has been cancelled ". Will this VM need to be migrated offline or by using backup and restore? I need to reconfigure disks on the older host to match the new, which is why I'm migrating everything off of it! I'm not yet using shared storage.

please post:
* `pveversion -v`
* the task log of the migration
* the config of the VM you're trying to create
* `cat /etc/pve/storage.cfg`

That should help in narrowing down the issue.
Hi Stoiko,

I seem to have gotten it moved. I detached the EFI Disk, restored the VM from backup onto a volume with the same name as on the destination host. During restore it updated the EFI Disk. After that I removed the unused EFI Disk and was able to migrate the VM offline. The VM boots without a problem on the new host.

Glad you resolved your issue! please mark the thread as 'SOLVED' - this might help others in a similar situation.


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