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vSphere Virtual Machine Management by Rebecca Fitzhugh

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Creating a virtual machine using VMware vCenter Converter

VMware vCenter Converter is a solution to convert virtual and physical machines into VMware virtual machines. This product can also be used to configure existing virtual machines within vCenter. VMware vCenter Converter can be found in a standalone version for download on the VMware website.

There is a variety of sources that VMware vCenter Converter allows for conversion to a new VMware virtual machine, including:

  • VMware virtual machines (.vmx)
  • Physical machines
  • Microsoft Virtual PC or Virtual Server (.vmc)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Symantec LiveState Recovery image (.sv2i)
  • Acronis True Image backup (.tib)

This is not an exhaustive list. Consult the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone ...

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