Moving vm between PVE node


New Member
Sep 6, 2023
Hi All,
I'm new in proxmox, I've been read several article about moving a vm between PVE and found out that they are complicated to do, so is there a simple way of best practice to export a vm from one PVE and import the VM other PVE, or tips ? really appreaciate for any response or advice.
The easiest way is to Backup the VM, and then restore it. The details can get more complex depending on environment. Perhaps having a PBS would be easier, perhaps you can do it from CLI.
The best approach is to try and come back with a specific question if something doesnt work. Create an empty test VM - try it there first.

Good luck

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And in case you are running a cluster there is the "qm migrate" command to move VMs between nodes without needing to back them up.
If those nodes are unclustered there is the new "qm remote-migrate" command. See the manual on how to use them:


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