Best practices for using VMware Converter


Some best practices using VMware Converter. New video from VMware KB website. This time it’s about using VMware converter. To master VMware converter permits you sometimes to save your day too …..   ( had an Error unable to access a file since it is locked” ). This video provides an overview of the best practices for converting […]

“Error unable to access a file since it is locked” – how did I do to save my day

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I had this error in my lab when I was trying to power on a virtual machine with Exchange 2007 installed in it. It’s a testing VM. Since It’s testing VM I did not keep any backup for this VM. I might should….. -:( But then… what to do? I had two options: 01. Google […]

How to P2V linux into VMware ESX Server


There is quite a few resources around when it comes to converting Windows boxes to Virtual machines. Using VMware Converter for your conversion as a tool is pretty straightforward. It’s a free tool from VMware you can Download here. But what to do if you want to convert a Linux machine which does not have […]

Little trick on converting your physical machines with VMware Converter

How to convert physical machines with VMware Converter Starter edition. Converting your virtual machines with VMware converter could be quite lenthy process. So if you want to to consolidate physical servers to virtual servers, the easiest way to do this is to perform a physical to virtual (P2V) conversion. With a P2V conversion, you can use either […]