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Old 03-30-2011, 11:59 AM   #1
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Question Does QEMU support the Open Virtualization Format(OVF)?


Hi,

I would like to know, if QEMU supports the OVF as published by DMTF.
http://www.dmtf.org/sites/default/fi...0243_1.0.0.pdf. I tried googling, but I was not able to find documentation that QEMU either supports/does not support OVF.

Any information in this regard would be useful.

-Alphy
 
Old 03-30-2011, 04:22 PM   #2
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Yes, now and maybe.

qemu has an extra program that can convert some images to different images. If the file is a single file it can usually convert it. I have not been able to convert goofy split files of images but I think it could be done with some bit of effort to strip the files and then re-combine them then convert it.


It is simple to test. Use -hda yourfile.extension or convert to raw or cqow2

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Old 04-02-2011, 11:37 AM   #3
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No, QEMU as such doesn't, however, it doesn't need to. You'd need OVF support when moving VMs around, and virt-v2v supports ovf just fine
 
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http://blogs.nopcode.org/brainstorm/...sphere-to-kvm/
 
  


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