VMotion Error: Destination Host Not on Same Networks as Virtual Machine You Are Trying to Migrate

“I’m attempting to use VMotion to migrate a virtual machine from one ESX Server system to another. In VirtualCenter, the Networks section is blank for the source server on the host summary page. Why do I receive the following error message?

Error: The destination host is not on the same set of networks as the virtual machine you are trying to migrate. Please make sure that all of the NICs on the destination host are connected to the same networks as the virtual machine.”

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This was first published in October 2005

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