Moving a VM to another environment

Though Skytap doesn’t allow you to directly move a VM from one environment to another, you can accomplish the same thing by adding the VM to the destination environment, and then deleting it from the source environment.

You must shut down a running Power A CPU architecture that supports IBM i, AIX, and Linux (on Power) in Skytap. VM before you can copy it.

Add the VM to the destination environment

  1. Open the destination environment.
  2. Click Add VM(s) (Add VMs). The Add VMs screen displays. Add VMs from Environments or Templates
  3. Click the Environments tab.
  4. Select the source environment, and then select the VM you want to move.
  5. Click Add VM(s) Add VM(s). The VM is added to the destination environment.

Remove the VM from the source environment

  1. Open the source environment.
  2. At the bottom of the VM tile click Delete (Delete). The VM is deleted from the source environment.

    Deleting a VM from an environment is permanent. You can’t recover a deleted VM.

    delete vm