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Re: [Libguestfs] Man pages for virt-p2v-server?

Yes - the virt-p2v-server man page is minimal just as you said.  That's
what threw me because I thought it had lots more documentation in the
earlier version.  I also checked man virt-v2v.conf and this has lots of
documentation I was looking for, as you said. Thanks.  

And maybe I'm making things too complicated - the last time I tried
this, I had to make up a virt-v2v.conf to run virt-p2v-server.  Or
something like that.  But now with the new version, looking at the
pre-built stock virt-v2v.conf, it looks like I can just try it without
building or editing a .conf file.  

In my case, I want to migrate a Windows 2003 server and have it end up
in a libvirt - not RHEV - environment.  This 2003 server is running
RHEV-M and I want it to become a libvirt guest in a RHEL 6.1
environment.  So I have a Fedora 14 guest on the same host and I will
temporarily share the storage for the 2003 P2V between the Fedora guest
and the RHEL 6.1 host using NFS.  It looks like I might have all the
pieces together to try this tonight.  

And then eventually in a few months or so, I will move RHEV-M to run
directly on the RHEL 6.1 host and retire the 2003 guest.  

- Greg

-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Booth [mailto:mbooth redhat com] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 5:33 AM
To: Richard W.M. Jones
Cc: Greg Scott; libguestfs redhat com
Subject: Re: [Libguestfs] Man pages for virt-p2v-server?

On 28/09/11 11:28, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 01:30:30AM -0500, Greg Scott wrote:
>> I just installed virt-v2v on a Fedora 14 VM and was getting
>> ready to set up a P2V migration.  But the virt-p2v-server man pages
>> tell me about the GPL and that's it.  Is the documentation for that
>> .conf file someplace else now?  Or don't I need it anymore?
> Matt, any documentation that Greg should be looking at?

The config file is documented in man 5 virt-v2v.conf. virt-p2v-server 
*should* have a minimal man page telling you:

=head1 NAME

virt-p2v-server - Receive data from virt-p2v


virt-p2v-server is invoked over SSH by virt-p2v. It is not intended to 
be run

Matthew Booth, RHCA, RHCSS
Red Hat Engineering, Virtualisation Team

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