Article ID: 117571, created on Sep 29, 2013, last review on May 10, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo 6.0
  • Virtuozzo hypervisor

Symptoms

It is not possible to migrate a physical server into virtual machine, the process fails with the error :

~# pmigrate h <addr> v <vm_name>
Failed to connect to Parallels Transporter Agent.
Copy the installation file from /usr/share/pmigrate/tools/ and use it to install Parallels Transporter Agent on the source computer.

The following (or similar) errors can be found in /var/log/parallels.log :

09-23 18:45:27.919 I /ClientCore:117608:117610/ Created Client object to connect IP = 192.168.1.61 Port = 1622
09-23 18:45:27.922 F /IOCommunication:117608:117618/ IO client ctx [read thr] (sender 7): Can't connect to socket:
09-23 18:45:27.922 F /IOCommunication:117608:117618/ IO client ctx [read thr] (sender 7): ERRORS BEGIN
09-23 18:45:27.922 F /IOCommunication:117608:117618/ IO client ctx [read thr] (sender 7): Error for socket ai_family = 2, ai_socktype = 1, ai_protocol = 6 in 

Cause

Parallels Transporter Agent is not started on the source host.

Resolution

Start Parallels Transporter Agent manually :

~# /usr/bin/parallels-transporter-agent

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