I’m looking at trying to virtualize a few dedicated Windows 2008/2008R2 boxes, and am having issues finding a software solution that will support live migration.
I know that Norton Ghost 2.5.2 now runs in 2008/R2, but it doesn’t support backing up that kind of environment.
Are there any production-ready solutions that will allow me to migrate dedicated hardware to a virtual environment (KVM) with as much uptime (live backup, migration) as possible? I know of a few offline solutions, but they are not an acceptable alternative.
At the moment, the only P2V tool for KVM virtual machine destinations that I’m aware of only supports Linux source machines. So this is going to be a manual process with a few minutes more downtime than would be the case if a tool existed.
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