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Convert Plesk to VMware?

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by mparadis, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. mparadis

    mparadis Regular Pleskian

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    I've moved a lot of my physical servers over to VMware and have been thinking/wondering about doing the same thing with my 8.x plesk installation. Has anyone else done this?

    Mike
     
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    RE : Convert Plesk to VMware?

    I have done this.
     
  3. mparadis

    mparadis Regular Pleskian

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    Can you tell me how things have gone?

    I am trying to understand the difference between buying the VMware version (not sure there's a cost to change over?) vs converting my physical machine to a guest.

    Also, my machine is linux and has a two drive RAID1 setup so I need to get past that in order to clone the drive as well.

    Mike
     
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    atomicturtle Golden Pleskian

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    Its really easy to migrate to a virtual server (Virtuozzo, vmware, etc), I just use the migration manager to do it. Run the two boxes in parallel, and you dont have to worry about any downtime when you're doing it.
     
  5. mparadis

    mparadis Regular Pleskian

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    Don't I have to upgrade or purchase something? If not, I'd love to do that and take advantage of the virtual environment I've built.

    Mike
     
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    I also run my plesk on VMWare server although i was unable to convert the physical Linux (Centos) install to a virtual machine, the plesk migration was a breeze but i had to get my plesk license resent. If you are using ESX converting your physical machine should be possible.
     
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    I like the idea of simply installing a new distro then migrating it across. I usually contact them before I make such changes so that I have my license handy. If that's all it takes, I think I'm going to get on it soon.

    Thanks for the input folks!

    Mike
     
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