[Openstack] Cinder: Migrate Volume to VMDK backend

Oisin O'Malley oisin.omalley at iocane.com.au
Thu Aug 17 06:07:57 UTC 2017

Hi All,

We're looking at migrating some VMs from KVM to VMware hypervisors.

Is it possible retype and/or migrate a detached Cinder volume that is in .RAW format from a NetApp NFS backend to a Cinder VMware VMDK backend? Will the file format be converted to a VMDK?


Oisin O'Malley

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