How to Migrate OpenVZ Virtual Servers (VPS) from one Hardware Node to another
In this article we are going to how to migrate OpenVZ Virtual Servers from one Hardware Node to another.This is a quick and easy guide to moving OpenVZ virtual servers.
Step 1: Take a backup for the vm which is you want to move.
login to hardware node through ssh where is vm created and Run following commands.
[root ~ ]# mkdir /vz/backup [root ~ ]# vzdump --compress --dumpdir /vz/backup --stop 101
This command saves all the state of a running VE to the dump file into /vz/backup and stops the VE
Step 2: Once the backup process completed then move the backup folder on your new hardware node.
[root ~ ]# rsyne -av --progress /vz/backup/* 126.96.36.199:/vz/backup/
Note: replace the IP 188.8.131.52 to your new hardware node IP.
Step 3: Login to new hardware node and run the following command. Befoe run the command you can check vzlist -a so that you will get idea to set new vm ID.
[root ~ ]# vzdump --restore /vz/backup/vzdump-101.tgz 108
The command will restore the vm and set ID 108.
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