?
Solved

Move VM`s in Folder

Posted on 2012-03-20
10
Medium Priority
?
6,122 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-20
Hello Experts,
some VM`s i cannot move from one to other folder, others without any problems. i can`t find the issue. Perhaps you have any ideas ?!

VM`s and Templates
0
Comment
Question by:Elmar-H
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
10 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:lucifer82
ID: 37741087
Do you have any resource allocation set?

Any error messages when you try to move it?
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:rhinoceros
ID: 37741097
Moves a virtual machine to the location that is specified by the -Destination or the -Datastore parameters. The destination must be a folder, host, cluster, or a resource pool. Moving a virtual machine in a cluster is only possible if the virtual machine is in a resource pool in that cluster. If the virtual machine is outside the cluster, you need to specify a virtual machine host in that cluster as destination.

(VMotion for Powered on...)
When moving virtual machines that are powered on, "VMotion" is used. To specify a server different from the default one, use the -Server parameter.

Move-VM:
http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI41/html/Move-VM.html


More info:
Moving or copying a virtual machine within a VMware environment
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1000936

Moving or copying virtual disks in a VMware environment
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=900
0
 
LVL 8

Author Comment

by:Elmar-H
ID: 37741099
No, nothing. I cant move the VM, theres no "hand" but a "circle with line"...
0
What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:lucifer82
ID: 37741101
Hi Elmar,

Can you show us the view in "Hosts and Clusters" ?
0
 
LVL 8

Author Comment

by:Elmar-H
ID: 37741105
@rhinoceros: I know. But i dont want move Virtual Disks, Datastore or anything else. I only want move the VM from one Folder called "Produktiv" to folder called "Serverhousing"
0
 
LVL 8

Author Comment

by:Elmar-H
ID: 37741113
@lucifer82: Shure :)

Hosts and Clusters
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
rhinoceros earned 2000 total points
ID: 37741203
0
 
LVL 8

Author Comment

by:Elmar-H
ID: 37741329
@rhinoceros Ok, sorry. Your link works and i can move the vm`s :-) but why only with CLI, not vphere Client?
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:rhinoceros
ID: 37741392
Elmar,

I have never used "resource pools", and I would like to run ("mv" move command) to change/move folder by SSH service.
0
 
LVL 8

Author Closing Comment

by:Elmar-H
ID: 37741409
Thanks for help :-)
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

HOW TO: Connect to the VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5) using the vSphere (HTML5 Web) Host Client 6.5, and perform a simple configuration task of adding a new VMFS 6 datastore.
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Create your first Windows Virtual Machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5) Host Server, the Windows OS we will install is Windows Server 2016.
Teach the user how to use create log bundles for vCenter Server or ESXi hosts Open vSphere Web Client: Generate vCenter Server and ESXi host log bundle:  Open vCenter Server Appliance Web Management interface and generate log bundle: Open vCenter Se…
This video shows you how to use a vSphere client to connect to your ESX host as the root user. Demonstrates the basic connection of bypassing certification set up. Demonstrates how to access the traditional view to begin managing your virtual mac…
Suggested Courses

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question