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hyper-v and kvm live migration

asked 2016-04-29 12:57:43 +0200

hamza gravatar image

updated 2016-11-11 23:06:16 +0200

Claudiu Belu gravatar image

Good morning

there is any possibility to do live migration with no shared storage between hyper-v using cloudbase and kvm ? because i tried to do this but always i get this error " The supplied hypervisor type of is invalid. (HTTP 400) "

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answered 2016-11-11 23:17:13 +0200

Claudiu Belu gravatar image


No, it is not possible, for many possible reasons. In nova, you cannot simply live / cold migrate across hypervisors. Plus, there are many other things to consider, like adding / removing certain drivers (VirtIO, Linux Integration Services, etc.).

The easiest approach to this would be using Coriolis [1], which will help you migrate your VMs accross hypervisors, and to / from public clouds like Azure, AWS, etc. Not to mention that it has integration with Keystone, which means that it'll magically fit in your OpenStack deployment.


Best regards,

Claudiu Belu

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