Tag: converter

ThrowBack Thursday! – Converting VMs from vSphere 4.1

ThrowBack Thursday! – Converting VMs from vSphere 4.1

So this isn’t EXACTLY a throwback post.. More of a recent time machine gig I had.  I was working with a customer to migrate VMs ... Read More

P2V Tips you already know but might have forgotten

P2V Tips you already know but might have forgotten

Haven’t P2V’d a server in a while?  That’s because your environment is likely 90% virtual and 100% of your new machines are built as Virtual ... Read More

Testing Virtual Machines on Hyper-V

Testing Virtual Machines on Hyper-V

Recently I was asked how a client could convert a bunch of their ESX Virtual Machines to Hyper-V Virtual Machines for bake-off purposes.  Here’s a ... Read More

Dusting off PlateSpin’s PowerConvert aka Migrate

Dusting off PlateSpin’s PowerConvert aka Migrate

I recently had the opportunity to dust off and use PlateSpin’s PowerConvert from my P2V bag of tricks.  Since VMware released it’s new VMware Convertor ... Read More

P2Ving an XP Desktop? Turn off Simple File Sharing

P2Ving an XP Desktop? Turn off Simple File Sharing

I was recently P2Ving a fresh installation of a desktop computer running XP Professional when I encountered this VMware converter error : Here's How to ... Read More

P2V Linux boxes to VMware Virtual Machines

P2V Linux boxes to VMware Virtual Machines

  Great write up by Chris Hahn. I also found some additional information on http://conshell.net/wiki/index.php/Linux_P2V Linux P2V procedure Required Software Red Hat / Fedora Linux ... Read More

70GB Snapshot, YIKES!

70GB Snapshot, YIKES!

This week I ran into a 70 GB snapshot head on while upgrading an ESX host. The 70 GB snapshot was the result of a ... Read More