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How to Migrate[Storage Vmotion] VM with Physical RDM on it on ESx 4.1

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Please Advcie if SVmotion can be done for Powered on VM..without any down time.

is there any different steps we have to follow in case of VM having physical RDM on it..?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 1500 total points
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Storage vMotion can be performed on any Power On Virtual Machine providing it does not have any VMware snapshots attached.

Before it migrates the server to a new datastore, it will check if it's valid.

see also here

Migrating virtual machines with Raw Device Mappings (RDMs)
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Thanks for sharing this.

I had doubt in my mind if any specific steps/config required[source/destination] for rdm when doing  svmotion..
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No problems
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thanks
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