This allows users to log in to the helper virtual machine after conversion. For more information about the operating systems supported by Converter Standalone and other system requirements, see the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone User’s Guide. Copy the temporary virtual machine and send it over the WAN to the remote site. No Comments Sep 4, When converting hosted virtual machines with unpartitioned disks, you might not be able to obtain hardware information about the source When converting hosted virtual machines with unpartitioned disks, you might not be able to obtain hardware information about the source. After the conversion is complete, you can rename the virtual machine. This is because the Converter Standalone installer cannot upgrade previous versions of Converter Standalone agents.
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You must log in as an administrator to install Converter Standalone. When converting hosted virtual machines with unpartitioned disks, you might not be able to obtain hardware information about the source When converting hosted virtual machines with unpartitioned disks, you might not be able to obtain hardware information about the source.
Verify that the source virtual machine is powered off prior to conversion.
You cannot shrink or expand ReFS-formatted volumes. Converter Standalone remote agent does not notify the user about Converter 3. Perform a physical source conversion.
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Copy the temporary virtual machine and send it over the WAN to the remote site. This allows users to log in to the helper virtual machine after conversion. No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it. Source volumes on top of volume managers other than LVM are not recognized during conversion of powered on Linux machines Converter Standalone recognizes only managed source volumes that run on the LVM volume manager.
Enable non-disruptive conversions through hot cloning, with no source server downtime or reboot. On the Destination layout stsndalone, select a volume to move and click Move Up or Move Down until it is moved to the destination disk. Move VMware workloads t Click Start to start the process.
This issue occurs because of a problem with Microsoft sysprep, which deletes the drive letter mappings, preventing access to certain files. Click OK in the error message.
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Release Notes
Converting standalone VMware sources with a VMDK file greater than 2GB to a hosted destination that resides on a network share that does not support large files, fails If you select a standalone virtual machine source with VMDK file greater than 2GB and try to convert it to hosted destination residing on a remote network location that does not support large files for example, Linux SMB or NFS sharethe conversion job might fail with one of following error messages:.
Sparse files are not preserved during conversion of powered on source machines that run Linux By default, Converter Standalone does not preserve sparse files on the source machine during Linux P2V conversion. Converter Standalone worker process stops responding if you try to copy a configuration job during guest operating system customization If you right-click a running configuration job and select Copy As New while the destination machine is being customized, Converter Standalone worker process stops responding.
Converter Standalone agent does not start automatically after reboot If the source machine starts up too slowly, Converter Standalone agent might not start automatically after the source machine is restarted.
The following warning message appears: Place each backup in its own folder before using Converter Standalone to convetrer an image. Conversion jobs from and to ESX hosts that are not connected to vCenter Servers fail if the number of disks on the source machine is more than nine When converting a source machine that has more than nine disks, conversion fails with the following error in the log file: This is because Windows Server has a stndalone SAN policy that determines whether a newly discovered disk is brought online or remains offline.
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During conversion of powered on Linux machines, Converter Standalone does not recognize Linux source volumes if they are mapped directly on a hard disk Workaround: Virtual machines from Macintosh versions of Virtual PC are not supported. The Reconfigure Virtual Machine wizard does not display correctly the vDS port group name When you reconfigure a virtual machine that uses dvSwitch and you navigate to the Network interface settings pane, the Network name text box does not display the name of the dvSwitch after the port group name.
Could not install service Vstor2 MntApi 1. Your email address will not be published. If you have large sparse files on the source, they are created as non-sparse on the vcwnter virtual machine. Owner name and organization are not displayed properly after customizing the guest operating system After customizing the guest operating system, Unicode characters used convertre owner name and organization on the Computer Information page do not appear the way they were set in the Conversion or the Configuration wizard.
Power off the destination machine. Restart the conversion wizard. Perform conversion in multiple steps to convert the disks in portions of up to nine.