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I am attempting to sVMotion a vm that is failing to move from the source to the designation datastore.  I tried the following procedure:

I have seen writing to a NFS server  cause timeouts. Try increasing the 'fsr.maxSwitchoverSeconds' parameter by editing the vmx file manually, or by using VI under Edit Settings, Options Configuration Parameters.

i think if i could power the VM off, it would migrate
but its a customer VM
think it is timing out to to the swap space being used
which, a reboot would solve
there was a 300 MB memory limit on the VM, configured for 8 GB
using 1.31 GB of swap

ANy recommendation on how to proceed?

lipotech
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What is the error?

Storage vMotion, Snapshots the VM, moves the parent file, and then later moves the snapshot, and Merges to parent disk.

NFS server, could have performance issues.
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I agree. There are possible performance issues with the NFS server.  What are my alternatives?  Can I use Veeam as a solution?   What direction should I pursue? Is there a KB to reference?
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Excellent feedback Hancock.  Points well deserved.  Thank you.
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Excellent feedback.
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