Mar 19

VMware Training – Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migrations with the VMware vCenter Converter

Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migrations with the VMware vCenter Converter

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Jun 19

Converting a physical machine into a virtual machine using Converter Standalone

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2005129 – This video discusses and demonstrates how to convert a physical machine into a virtual machine which will run on VMware Fusion, Workstation or Player.

During the course of this video you will specifically see:

1. How to download and install VMware vCenter Converter Standalone
2. How to convert a physical machine running a Windows operating system

For additional instructions and information on how to create a new virtual machine from the converted virtual disk files, check out VMware Knowledge Base article 2005129.

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Apr 30

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone

Welcome to the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Download! This download center features technical documentation, installation demos and classes to make your use of vCenter Converter Standalone a success.
VMware® vCenter Converter Standalone is a product to convert virtual and physical machines to VMware virtual machines. You can also configure existing virtual machines in your vCenter Server environment.
Converter Standalone eases the exchange of virtual machines among the following products.

VMware hosted products can be both conversion sources and conversion destinations.

  • VMware Workstation
  • VMware Fusion™
  • VMware Player

Virtual machines running on an ESX or ESXi instance that vCenter Server manages can be conversion sources and the corresponding ESX, ESXi, and vCenter Server instances can be conversion destinations.
Virtual machines running on unmanaged ESX or ESXi hosts can be conversion sources and the
corresponding ESX or ESXi hosts can be conversion destinations.

1.Converter Standalone prepares the source machine for the conversion.
Converter Standalone prepares the source machine for the conversion
2. Converter Standalone prepares the virtual machine on the destination machine.
Converter Standalone prepares the virtual machine on the destination machine.
3.Converter Standalone completes the conversion process.
Converter Standalone completes the conversion process

Download
Release 5.5.1
4/17/2014 | Build 1682692 | Download

Release 5.5
10/22/2013 | Build 1362012 | Download

Release 5.1
4/24/2013 | Build 1087880 | Download

Release 5.0
8/31/2011 | Build 470252 | Download

Guides

Installing, Deploying and Using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone.

VMware vCenter Converter for vCenter Server 4.1 and priori

10 February 2011 | Build 327369

vCenter Converter Release Notes — vCenter Server 4.1 Update 1 Edition
vCenter Converter Release Notes — vCenter Server 4.1 Edition

vCenter Converter Installation and Administration Guide — vCenter Server 4.1 Update 1 Edition
vCenter Converter Installation and Administration Guide — vCenter Server 4.1 Edition

VMware vCenter Converter for vCenter Server 4.0 and priori

19 Nov 2009 | Build 206170

vCenter Converter Release Notes — vCenter Server 4.0 Update 1 Edition
vCenter Converter Release Notes — vCenter Server 4.0 Edition
vCenter Converter Administration Guide – vCenter Server 4.0 (Updated 19 Nov 2009)

Previous Releases of VMware vCenter Converter

Visit the VMware Infrastructure 3 Documentation page and select the VMware Infrastructure release that includes your version of vCenter Converter.

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