Import OVA to Create a New Linode


We are looking into migrating some of our Linux and Windows virtual machines to Linode. Is it possible to import an OVA file to create a new linode?

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I'm not familiar with OVA files, so I did some digging and found this page: .OVA File Extension. Based on this, it looks like OVA files are for nested virtualization, which Linode does not currently support.

Instead, you might have better luck utilizing our enhanced Image features. Here's documentation on how to create the Image that can later be uploaded to the Cloud Manager and used to deploy a Linode:

Creating or Obtaining an Image File


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