KVM failover to another KVM server

Mark Foster mark at foster.cc
Fri May 8 18:00:42 BST 2009


The ability to do migration requires shared storage such as via iSCSI or 
SAN or perhaps NAS (NFS).
The storage needs to be visible on both host nodes on the same path.


Dan Sheffner wrote:
> I have also tried with the virtual machine manager to migrate from one 
> server to another.  It seems like it should work but nothing actually 
> happens.
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Victor Padro <vpadro at gmail.com>
> *To:* Dan Sheffner <thesheff17 at yahoo.com>
> *Cc:* ubuntu-server at lists.ubuntu.com
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 7, 2009 3:12:16 PM
> *Subject:* Re: KVM failover to another KVM server
>
>
>
> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Dan Sheffner <thesheff17 at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:thesheff17 at yahoo.com>> wrote:
>
>
>     Ok I have gotten close but still having issues.  I have two
>     machines running ubuntu 9.04 server AMD and I'm trying to fail
>     from one machine to another with:
>
>     connected to virsh console:
>
>     migrate ubuntuTest qemu+ssh://vmserver06.ttr/system
>     error: operation failed: failed to parse XML
>
>     any ideas?
>
>
>
>     ----- Original Message ----
>     From: Dan Sheffner <thesheff17 at yahoo.com
>     <mailto:thesheff17 at yahoo.com>>
>     To: ubuntu-server at lists.ubuntu.com
>     <mailto:ubuntu-server at lists.ubuntu.com>
>     Sent: Thursday, May 7, 2009 11:31:34 AM
>     Subject: KVM failover to another KVM server
>
>     I searched hi ahd low but I haven't been able to find how to fail
>     a virtual machine from one KVM server to another.  Can someone
>     link me to the doc that does this or show me an example.  I would
>     hope you are able to do this while the server is running. Thanks
>     in advance.
>
>
>
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>
> Proxmox is debian based KVM's bare installer and does have that 
> function(Clustering).
>
> http://pve.proxmox.com
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