Category Archives: Virtualization

ESXI: Move VM between hosts

Here is a “how-to” to move VMs between ESXi hosts without vCenter and completely for FREE:
Here is the scenario:
We have two ESXi hosts: “esxi-old” and “esxi-new” like below:

We want our VMs (here webserver, devFactory and database) to be copied (or you may call it moved/migrated) to the “esxi-new” host.

 
Follow these steps carefully without skipping any:
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How to install OVFTOOL on Debian Wheezy

You need to download the right version (64bit or 32 bit, .bundle file) of ovftool from vmware:
Click here to download ofvtool (!) You need to register for a free vmware account.
 
If you have a graphical (GUI) debian wheezy, open up “Root Terminal” from accessories menu,
Browse to the directory where you downloaded the .bundle file, and… Read More »