example: cd /vmfs/volumes/"datastore name"/"virtual machine name"/ 2. mount /dev/sda is not. Procedure: Install VMware Standalone Converter version 4.0.1 Extract sysprep tools and place them in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone\sysprep\2kThat should be on the same machine that has VMware
About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up MBH,You might want to update the sysprep path for win2008/ Win7 etc thoughC:\users\all users is inaccessible as it is a root linkThe actual location isC:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone\sysprep\2kOtherwise, brilliant post -saved Nikos 0 LVL 59 Overall: Level 59 Windows Server 2008 47 MS Virtual Server 11 Windows OS 7 Message Expert Comment by:Darius Ghassem2009-06-29 Seems that the disk size isn't the You're almost done.
If you're using a static IP on the Windows 2000 server, see this Knowledge Base article. Error code: 50."and i have installed .net on the pc. Applying the update is recommended if the system is stable. https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006296 Another step was to convert it from the working VMware machine to a vhd, with exactly the same results.
Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time? Hi MBH,We recently got our hands on a really old production server on windows 2000 server and decided that we had better convert and host it on a VM datacentre before Visitors on my Blog Visitors Map Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments Sociable Blog Archive ► 2013 (2) ► December (1) ► November (1) ▼ 2011 (10) ► November I'm glad someone made use of this! :)You could also use VMware's Cold Clone ISO (click Show Details) or make one your own.
Is there any questions we should clarify from the hosting datacentre in terms of VM version/compatibility etc?Sorry if we sound really noob as our experience with VMware is rather minimal. check it out Show 4 replies 1. Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions Go to original post Actions Remove from profile Feature on your profile More Like This Retrieving data ... When I am adding the machine and trying to start it a get the following message: A disk read error occurred, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. When I converted it to a
In the Networks pane, deselect the option to connect at power on. check my blog Using The Linux LiveCD: If you're new to Linux, then here are some steps to help you replace files on virtual machines. TECHNOLOGY IN THIS DISCUSSION VMware Converter VMware Player Join the Community! Privacy statement © 2016 Microsoft.
Then add it as an existing disk - navigate to the location of the disk and select to add it into the virtual machine. Press Ctrl+alt+del To Restart. Anonymous,You install the converter either on the vCenter server (4.x) or on a desktop machine (XP/Win7), then deploy the sysprep tools on the same machine where vCenter Converter is installed, not http://prcflow.com/vmware-converter/vmware-converter-disk-read-error-windows-2000.html July 12, 2012 at 5:45 PM Anonymous said...
Job completed successfully. Press Ctl+Alt+Del to restart". Convoluted, but as you just proved, it works. 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year.
It took me a bit to find it and will be helpful for anyone in a mixed environment. From the Edit Settings menu for this virtual machine: Click Add > Hard Disk > Use Existing Virtual Disk. I'm guessing that it defaults to SCSI unless you explicitly tell it to convert to IDE. Just remove it and add it again like an IDE 0:0.
does anyone know what is "Unable to create a snapshot of the source volume. If this option is greyed out, remove the CDROM from the virtual machine and add it back. Now from your VMware Infrastructure/vSphere Client edit your virtual machine in a way that you remove the disk from it (do not delete it while removing!). have a peek at these guys Support for Windows 2000 has been dropped in VMware Converter version 4.3.
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1006956. Thank you! Making sure the source was backup (with the VMware agent running) and just selecting the C: drive) reduced the conversion to about 15 minutes for a 10 GB C: drive. Anonymous,NEVER use snapshots for backups!!!
Now edit the .vmdk file of the VM which is the primary disk file with your favorite editor - vi or nano (I prefer vi). 3.