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How to Move VM's Between Pools on Same or Different Managers (Doc ID 2161856.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Moving a vm to another pool - on the same or a different manager - is not easily accomplished. Some have attempted this via unsupported methods which have led to various unanticipated problems - e.g. refresh of a repository finding duplicate uuid's of resources. This document demonstrates a method to avoid such problems.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Create a new repository, or identify one that can be moved to another pool:
 Move the VMs to the repository to be moved
 Verify virtual cdroms are in the same repository
 Release ownership of repository
 Take ownership of the repository
 Refresh the repository
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