OpenStack Physical to Virtual [P2V] with glance

Migrate physical server into Openstack Nova

There's lot of approaches for converting physical into cloud


Assumption:
1. Server is linux distro.
2. The hypervisor is KVM in Openstack
3. Don't need cloud-init to initialize the image
4. Openstack Glance is been ran on you openstack



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1. Using Clonezilla to pack your server into a image. or you can make a iso install image through clonezilla.
    
2. Run up kvm 
    I. boot from clonezilla live iso. and set a volume(storage) to this instance.
   II. restore the image which you made on step1 into that volume.


3.glance add name=<test>  <image_name>


4. Check the image , you can use nova list / euca-describe-images / glance index / glance details , whatever 


5. Using euca-run-instance to start up the image. no need key , bcz this image will not get metadata from nova-api server.
ex: euca-run-instance   <ami_id>


6. ssh into instance . plz use exist account access the instance.

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