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Mastering VMware vSphere™ 4 by Scott Lowe

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8.5. The Bottom Line

Use vCenter Server Guided Consolidation.

vCenter Guided Consolidation is integrated into vCenter Server. Guided Consolidation analyzes physical computers, gathers performance statistics and configuration information, and makes recommendations around how those physical computers should be consolidated as virtual machines. This functionality helps organizations figure out how to convert their infrastructure and take advantage of VMware vSphere.

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What requirement is there for user accounts with vCenter Guided Consolidation?

Perform physical-to-virtual migrations of running computers.

VMware vCenter Converter has the ability to perform P2V conversions on running physical computers. This allows organizations to convert ...

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