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I have then to transfer the VMWare image to a temporary KVM host.

We are on the path to move from RHEL to CentOS. And no, I'm not interested in OL.

The current infrasctructure uses "one-file fixed 50GB image disk". Duh!.

I want to move this temporarily to KVM, in order to reinstall hosts without braking the developpers work rythm.

Documentation

I found 2 usefull links for the migration.

Tutorial

Copy/pasting from the links above did not work, though.

This is how I made it:

 sudo virt-install --import \ --disk path=/var/vmware/dev53/DEV53-flat.vmdk \ -n old-dev53 -r 1024 

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