How do I convert VMware virtual machines to XenServer virtual machines?

How do I convert VMware virtual machines to XenServer virtual machines?

Importing the Converted Virtual Machine to XenServer

  1. Log on to XenCenter.
  2. On the menu bar, go to VM > Import.
  3. Select XenServer Virtual Appliance Version 1 (ova.
  4. Select the XenServer host that you want to deploy the imported virtual machine to.

How do I add a disk to my Xen virtual machine?

Add Virtual Disks

  1. Select the VM or an SR in the Resources pane, click on the Storage tab and then click Add.
  2. On the Storage menu, click Virtual Disks and then New Virtual Disk.
  3. On the Storage page of the New VM wizard, click Add.

How do I export Citrix VM?

Shut down or suspend the VM that you want to export. Open the Export wizard: from the Resources pane, right-click the VM which you want to export, and then select Export. On the first page of the wizard: Enter the name of the export file.

How do I export a VM from XCP Ng?

Open the Export wizard: select the pool or server containing the VMs you want to export, then on the VM menu, select Export. On the first page of the wizard, enter the name of the export file.

How do I export an OVA?


  1. Select the virtual machine and select File > Export to OVF.
  2. Enter a name for the OVF file and specify a directory in which to save it.
  3. Specify whether to export the virtual machine as an OVF, a folder with separate files, or as an OVA, a single-file archive.
  4. Click Export to start the OVF export process.

How do I export a virtual machine from XenCenter?

VMs can be exported as OVF/OVA packages and as XenServer XVA files. You import and export VMs in XenCenter using the Import and Export wizards. XenCenter uses the Transfer VM to transfer the content of a disk image.

How do I import a VM into a XenServer pool?

Specify the VM name and allocate CPU and memory resources. Enter a name for the new VM to be created from the imported disk image, and then allocate the number of CPUs and amount of memory. Click Next to continue. Specify the pool or host to which you want to import the VM (s), and then (optionally) assign the VM (s) to a home XenServer host.

Why is my VM not running on another XenServer?

If a VM is exported from a XenServer host and then imported into another XenServer host with a different CPU type, it may not run properly. For example, a Windows VM created on a XenServer host with an IntelĀ® VT Enabled CPU, and then exported, may not run when imported into a XenServer host with an AMD-VTM CPU.

How do I use operating system fixup with XenCenter import?

To use Operating System Fixup on imported disk images and OVF/OVA packages, you enable the feature on the OS Fixup Settings page of the XenCenter Import wizard and specify a location where the Fixup ISO should be copied so that XenServer can use it. Operating System Fixup requires an ISO SR with 40 MB of free space and 256 MB of virtual memory.