There are many ways to convert virtual machines, but there is no "one-size-fits-all" solution. Before performing either a physical-to-virtual or virtual-to-virtual conversion, you'll really need to check if the type of conversion you need is supported. If it is not, you can check the logfiles to find out why there have been problems. Fortunately, inside and outside VMware, almost all conversions are supported. In this chapter, you've read how to perform P2V and V2V from Windows and Linux to VMware.