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NFS datastore move (vms inside)

ORCUN_USTURALI
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Hello to all

We use VMware with NFS datastore,  lost of virtual machines inside.

We need to migrate the volume to SSD aggregate, we used VmwareStorageMotion  before , no worries with that.

My question is about "volume move" , previously i had moved volumes with CIFS or snapmirror destination.

But never tried a volume inside virtual machines alive .

Any experience with that?,any issues?

will it create downtime?

can you share your thoughts with that issue

 

regards

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Abeltran
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Hello ORCUN_USTURALI,

 

I did it many times in the past with no issues or downtime. I recommend to do it on low system utilization hours, and manual cutover to manage the best moment to trigger the move.

 

You can create a little datastore with some testing Virtual Machine to check all the steps before migration of the production volumes.

 

Kind regards,

 

Albert

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Abeltran
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Hello ORCUN_USTURALI,

 

I did it many times in the past with no issues or downtime. I recommend to do it on low system utilization hours, and manual cutover to manage the best moment to trigger the move.

 

You can create a little datastore with some testing Virtual Machine to check all the steps before migration of the production volumes.

 

Kind regards,

 

Albert

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