26 avril 2013

[Release] VMware Converter 5.1, finally with GPT support!

After a long public beta test VMware has released an important update to its free Converter product: version 5.1.  Download Release Notes What's new Support for virtual machine hardware version 9 Guest operating system support for Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Guest operating system support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Support for virtual and physical machine sources with GUID Partition Table (GPT) disks Support for virtual and physical machine sources with Unified Extensible Firmware... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2013

Disabling SSL encryption on VMware Converter Standalone 5.0

By default, the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.0 default the converter worker encrypts the data stream using SSL. Encrypting the traffic increases security, but it can decrease performance. This article provides steps to disable SSL encryption in VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.0.   --> please see the rest on VMWARE KBTV : http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2020517  
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10 décembre 2012

Convertir un disque VHD en VMDK

Un outil Starwind V2V Image Converter gratuit permet de convertir des disques VHD (format Microsoft) en disque VMDK (format VMware) et vice-versa. L’utilisation est la suivante :   1/ Lancer l’outil : 2/ cliquer sur ‘Next’ : --> La suite est à lire sur le blog : http://fabricemaison.wordpress.com/2012/12/09/convertir-un-disque-vhd-en-vmdk/
15 octobre 2012

This FREE tool remove the HP Proliant Support Pack from Virtualized Servers P2V

HP Proliant Support Pack Cleaner v1.5 Release Date: November 8, 2010   This FREE tool remove the HP Proliant Support Pack from Virtualized Servers     NEW in this version: Support both x86 and x64 versions of HP Proliant Support Pack. Run in Unattended mode using /NOGUI parameter.   To run HP Proliant Support Pack Cleaner, you must run as administrator, or disable UAC on Windows 2008. --> Please see the rest on the site... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

HOW TO: P2V a domain controller

A lot has been written about P2V’ing Windows Domain controllers. The preferred way is to build a new domain controller based on a virtual machine and demote the physical domain controller. Rebuilding a new domain controllers may not always be possible due to time constraints or other dependencies like additional software running on the domain controller which can not be easily migrated. However, P2V’ing of a domain controller is possible under the right conditions. These conditions are the same for any other transactional service... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2012

Besoin d'aide pour passer à Hyper-V ? Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) est là pour vous aider

Après avoir évalué avec beaucoup d'attention Hyper-V et System Center et avoir acquis la conviction qu'ils répondaient parfaitement a vos attentes, vous êtes maintenant prêts à sauter le pas et abandonner votre précédente plate-forme ! Excellente nouvelle... Maintenant "Yapuka" migrer ;-)C'est là que MVMC entre en jeu. L'objectif de cet outil est justement de vous aider dans la conversion des machines virtuelles depuis l'environnement VMware vers le notre. Au menu de MVMC: - une interface graphique basée sur un assistant qui vous... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2011

VMware releases beta of vCenter Converter Standalone 5.0

VMware announced last week the beta phase for its virtual machine conversion tool VMware vCenter Converter Standalone. The previous stable version of vCenter Converter was released in 2009. This tool provides a scalable solution to convert virtual (V2V) and physical (P2V) machines to VMware virtual machines. It is also possible to share virtual machines between products such as VMware Server, Player, Fusion and Workstation, in addition to virtual machines running on ESXi instances ( both managed and non managed by vCenter Server). ... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2010

VMware drops support for Windows NT and 2000 in vCenter Converter

In July, along with the major release 4.1 of vSphere, VMware also updated its physical to virtual (P2V) migration tool vCenter Converter to version 4.2 (build 254483). Just a month later, the company also updated the standalone edition of the tool to version 4.3 (build 292238). An important information that passed under our radar about these upgrades is that VMware dropped support for Windows NT 4 and Windows 2000, along with support for the OVF format and the VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) format. A virtualization.info reader... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2010

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.3

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.3 | 30 Aug 2010 | Build 292238 Introduction to Converter Standalone 4.3 VMware vCenter Converter Standalone provides an easy-to-use solution to automate the process of creating VMware virtual machines from physical machines (running Windows and Linux), other virtual machine formats, and third-party image formats. Through an intuitive wizard-driven interface and a centralized management console, Converter Standalone can quickly and reliably convert multiple local and remote physical machines... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2009

Download ESXi v 4.0 free of charge and update your vCenter Converter Standalone 4.0.1

ESXi  4.0 - the free version of ESX is available since several days from VMware Website. With the recent release of vSphere, all the VMware products are getting updated as well. VMware ESXi 4.0 is certified to run on a broad range of 64-bit hardware. Make sure that your hardware you intend to use it is on the Hardware Compatibility List. If you are using 32-bit hardware, you can still download the previous version, VMware ESXi 3.5. I just came from 3 weeks vacation and I see that I have quite a lot of downloads to do at... [Lire la suite]
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