[one-users] ESX ability to see existing VMs

Tino Vazquez tinova at fdi.ucm.es
Mon Mar 8 07:13:07 PST 2010

Hi Jonathan,

OpenNebula will try and register existing VMs, so any preregistered
VMs won't be able to be used with OpenNebula. To correctly use them,
you will need to unregister them by hand first.

Hope it helps,


Constantino Vázquez, Grid & Virtualization Technology
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On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 9:26 PM, Jonathan Kelley <jkelley at vm-labs.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am fairly new to OpenNebula (today) but I got my ESX host to be added
> (after some problems realizing I absolutely needed FQDN).
> However my question is what is to come of the VMs that exist on my ESX host.
> Can OpenNebula register those VMs? Or can I only add/create new ones?
> I am running OpenNebula 1.4 and ESXi 4.0.
> Thanks,
> Jon Kelley
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