Virtual disks can be moved or migrated from one storage repository (SR) to a different SR within the same pool. This includes:
Note that you can move a virtual disk on local storage to shared storage on a different server, but you cannot move it to a local storage on a different server.
Storage XenMotion allows you to move virtual disks without having to shut down the VM first, enabling administrative operations such as:
Note the following limitations for Storage XenMotion: