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How can I convert/import a KVM image on Ubuntu into a different Proxmox server?
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Hi, Proxmox uses two virtualization technologies KVM and OpenVZ. If you want to use Proxmoxs full virtualization (KVM) you don't need no conversion...
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You can import the VM by uploading the KVM image into the apropriate folder via SFTP
Than you can select the image via Proxmoxs webinterface while creating a new VM.
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But the format on my KVM Ubuntu is IMG
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There are two common types of image formats in kvm. Qcow2 and raw format. Even though it is named img...

You can find out the format of your VM by typing "qemu-img info yourimagename.img" in the shell.
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