vmware2libvirt(1) vmware vmx to libvirt xml converter


vmware2libvirt [-q] -f FILE


This program outputs a libvirt xml file based on an existing vmware vmx file


show program's version number and exit
-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-q, --qemu
use qemu instead of kvm
-f FILE, --file=FILE
vmware vmx file to convert


To start using a pre-existing vmware image with libvirt, you simply copy the vmware .vmx file and .vmdk file to a new directory. Then do:

  vmware2libvirt -f ./file.vmx > file.xml
  virsh -c qemu:///system define file.xml

At this point, your vmware image should be available to libvirt.


vmware2libvirt currently will use the first scsi disk if found, otherwise the first ide disk. It will also use the first ethernet interface found.


vmware2libvirt is (C) 2008, Canonical Ltd.

This manual page was originally written by Jamie Strandboge <[email protected]>