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How-To Import existing Hyper-v virtual machines into VMM

Posted on 2014-12-14
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I know of this way:
$VMHost = Get-SCVMHost -ComputerName "HyperVHostName"
Register-SCVirtualMachine -VMHost $VMHost -Path "C:\ClusterStorage\MyVM"

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Are there others?
What if the VM being imported is in a paused state? How can I unpause it if it is not attached to eny environment anymore?
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Hello Shaik, and thank you for your comment. The first link addresses the topic of adding existing Hyper-v hosts to a VMM installation. This is not my issue.

The second link solves the aspect of importing an existing virtual machine into an vmm environment by adding it to the Library and then refreshing the Library in an attempt that the virtual machine should be automatically deployed by this. I have earlier tried this and this Library refresh trick did not work in my environment using SCVMM 2012 R2. I then made a template of the virtual machine I wanted to import from what I had copied into the Library, and deployed it. I also tried creating a new virtual machine identical to the original one that I was trying to import and then I added the existing disks to it from the machine I was trying to import. Both these workarounds work, but they are cumbersome.

In VMWare, you can just browse to the vmx file of a vmware virtual machine on the datastore, right click it, and choose to register it in the VMWare environment. Thats the easy way it should be done!
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Seems that there is no way to do this the really easy way.
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