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Migrate virtual machines between different Proxmox VM clusters

Project description

Migrate VMs between different Proxmox VM clusters.

Config

Set up the ~/.proxmoverc config file to look like this:

[cluster1]
; The 'monitor' pve user needs PVEVMAdmin permissions on /. Not only
; to create and rename VMs, but also to enumerate the VMIDs in use.
proxmoxapi=https://migrator@pve:secret1@cluster1.proxmox.com:443

[cluster2]
proxmoxapi=https://migrator@pve:secret2@cluster2.proxmox.com:443

Example:

$ ./proxmove cluster1 cluster2 machine-to-move
Moving from cluster1<e1400248> to cluster2<6669ad2c>
- machine-to-move
  source machine-to-move@pve08<qemu/520/running>
  destination machine-to-move@mc9-8<qemu/123/stopped>
  stopping machine-to-move@pve08<qemu/520/running>
  stopped machine-to-move@pve08<qemu/520/stopped>
  commented machine-to-move@pve08<qemu/520/stopped>
  renamed machine-to-move--MIGRATED@pve08<qemu/520/stopped>

See the help for more options:

usage: proxmove [-h] [-c FILENAME] [--version] source destination vm [vm ...]

Migrate VMs from one Proxmox cluster to another.

positional arguments:
  source                alias of source cluster
  destination           alias of destination cluster
  vm                    one or more VMs (guests) to move

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -c FILENAME, --config FILENAME
                        use alternate configuration inifile
  --version             show program's version number and exit

Cluster aliases should be defined in ~/.proxmoverc (or see -c option). Define
sections with the cluster name in brackets. The proxmoxapi= setting specifies
how to reach the Proxmox API using common https://user:pass@host:port syntax.

License

proxmove is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, version 3 or any later version.

Future

Future enhancements:

  • Migrating the disk should be done automatically.
  • Configuration translation should be more flexible.

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