Production virtual machines on ESX 2.5.x need to be VMotioned to ESX 3.x. What steps are required?
DMotion: Live migration of a running virtual machine from ESX 2.5.x to ESX 3.0.1.
This requires ESX 3.0.1 and VirtualCenter 2.0.1. Both the ESX 2.5.x and the ESX 3.0.1 hosts need access to the same LUNs, the VMFS2 volume with the original RDM, the VMFS3 volume for the destination and the raw LUN.
The destination RDM files use the following naming conventions: