virt manager migration option greyed out on Ubuntu 10.04 server edition

Dan Sheffner dsheffner at
Thu Jan 6 18:24:17 UTC 2011

I have always had problems with this feature.  See this thread:

Some of the minimum requirements are the two servers sharing the same
storage.  I have tried w/ NFS. Would love to know your finding as well.  I
think many people are moving to UEC for live VM migration.

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Tapas Mishra <mightydreams at>wrote:

> I am testing server migration on a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server
> edition.Where I have virt-manager installed.
> How ever when I choose a VM and try attempt for migration of hot vm I
> see the option of migration greyed out.
> Is this feature not supported currently in virt-manager?
> Do I necessarily need to connect to another server.
> I am also looking for converting the Guest OS in LVM to qemu image
> where in I can export this qemu image
> or some other format which is suitable to be used on some other
> hypervisor.Is it not possible to achieve that in currently  in
> virt-manager.
> virt-manager 0.8.2
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