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Migrating Hyper-V Virtual machines between clusters and forests

By Antti Hurme 25/08/2019 2 Comments 6 Min Read

Word of Warning: Hyper-V and it’s components suck, this guide is sketchy at best as i’m writing it out of memory, and there’s probably something form the hours of debugging. If the guide is missing something crucial, please leave a comment so I can correct it. Verify and validate everything before running it in your production environment. By jumping through all these hoops, I was able to live migrate VM’s…

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Migrating XEN (XCP-NG) Virtual machine to VMware ESXi

There are quite a few guides out there, and by going thourgh probably hunders of sites and posts, here’s my take on migrating VMs from Citrix XEN XCP-NG to VMware ESXi. This method only requires access to source VM, XEN Server shell and VMware Conveter. No additional tools like Solardwinds V2V is needed. NOTE: This has only been tested with Windows Guest Operating Systems from XCP-NG 7.6 to ESXi 6.5….

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Step-By-Step: How to migrate a physical NT4 to ESXi 4.x and 5.x

By Antti Hurme 31/01/2014 10 Comments 4 Min Read

This is a small guide on how to do a migration from an old NT4 physical machine to a VM that will run on ESXi 4.x or newer. Personally I did this from an old Pentium III desktop with two physical disks and two network cards having already NT4 SP6 to a ESXi 5.1 host with vCenter Server 5.1. This should cover all of the steps required to do a…

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