move Veeam VM to another host to access local storage
Posted on 2012-04-10
I have Veeam on one host and want to move to another. I was going to just copy the VM folder from the original datastore to a new one, then add to inventory on the new host. However, I think I'm going to have to redo the IP info as I have 3 NICs (one LAN, one SAN subnet .50, and one SAN subnet .100), and then the MS iSCSI initiator. Is that correct? I also have EMC power path configured. Will I have to reconfigure that as well?
I am doing this because I am moving the current Veeam target SAN unit to our DR site and need to configure another target for Veeam Backups. I have 1.2 TB (5 x 300 GB HP drives in a RAID 5) internally on this host and thought it easier to move the Veeam server to the host with this available storage. Any other ideas? RDM maybe so Veeam can access local storage on another host?