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Migrating virtual disks to new datastore

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So I've run into a bit of an issue that I need help figuring out.

I have a Mountain Lion Guest running on my ESXi 5.1 host. The OS is located on a local datastore, but then I have about 6.5TB worth of virtual disks attached to this machine that are stored on an NFS datastore. I would like to migrate all of these disks to a different datastore.

Now I know I can usually go an just migrate the disks individually, but Vcenter wont allow me to do this because OS X is not supported(?). Does any one know of a way that I can accomplish this? Thanks!

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via SSH?

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via SSH?

I guess. I don't see why I couldn't just ssh to the host and cp the files from one datastore to the other.

The only problem is, I won't get a progress bar or anything, and it will take quite a bit of time to copy 6.5TB...

Thanks though, it's not a bad suggestion (I will probably end up doing this anyway), but looking for something a little better.

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Veeam Fast SCP 3.0 - http://www.veeam.com...xi-fastscp.html

Will give you progress bar

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Veeam Fast SCP 3.0 - http://www.veeam.com...xi-fastscp.html

Will give you progress bar


Oh, perfect. Thanks!





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