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Getting Started with oVirt 3.3 by Alexey Lesovsky

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Configuring the export domain

The export domain is needed to store the exported VMs during oVirt software upgrades, moving VMs across data centers, import VMs with virt-v2v/virt-p2v or Acronis utilities. Export domain is also an NFS storage, but it is not created by default. So, we can create the export domain manually. Export domain is not required for the operation of the data center so it is always possible to create it later when it is necessary. Export domain creation procedure is given in the following steps:

  1. Click on the New Domain button in the Storage tab.
  2. In the dialog box that opens, fill in the following parameters of the new domain:
    • Name and Data Center: It is used to specify the storage name and data center
    • Domain Function/Storage Type ...

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