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QCOW2 Migration

Overview

Migration of QCOW2 based VPS is currently not possible through Virtualizor. You can follow the below steps to manually migrate VPS from one server to another.

Copy `qcow2` file from Source server to Destination Server

  • Power Off the VPS that has to be migrated.
  • SCP the VPS `qcow2` HDD file from Source server to `/var/virtualizor/kvm` directory of the Destination server.

Convert `qcow2` file to `img` format

Once the file has been copied to the proper destination, you need to convert it to `img` format by running the following command:

# qemu-img convert filename.qcow2 -O raw filename.img 

Add file as a Template

  • Go to Virtualizor Panel >> Media >> Add Template
  • Fill in all the details properly in the form and Submit.

Create a new VPS

  • Go to Virtualizor Panel >> Virtual Servers >> Create VPS
  • In the Operating System dropdown, select the newly created template
  • Fill in all the details properly in the form and Submit.

Summary

  • If you face any difficulties in migrating the VPS, you can contact us at support [at] virtualizor [dot] com or open a Support Ticket.
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