Snapshot Consolidation - Vmware SAN

Hey guys -
Just took over an environment, their main prod vm is need of snapshot consolidation, however they told me the SAN has failed twice and its hanging on by a thread, and might die again if there is heavy i/o on the SAN.

I have a new SAN - here, but i am wondering what to do to get this VM fixed. Any thoughts?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Move it carefully, and deal with the snapshot on the new SAN.

But if it's hanging on by a thread how are you going to get it off, because you will need to move or copy it causing Heavy I/O.

I think you need to use VMware Converter, to create a V2V, and select the destination as the new SAN.

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Cobra25Author Commented:
Andrew - how can i move it?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Create a V2V using VMware Converter.
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Cobra25Author Commented:
That will work even though its running on a snapshot right now?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Cobra25Author Commented:
Do youhave a link for V2V? Does the source have to be shutdown to do this?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
This expert suggested creating a Gigs project.
No keep the Source Up and running.

A V2V is just a P2V! (but the physical is a virtual)
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