Convert Linux SUSE 9 to SAN storage using Vsphere

Posted on 2009-12-30
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Last Modified: 2016-10-27
I have Vsphere soltion runing and I'm trying to convert me Linux server (SUSE 9) to be virtualized but with the converter process gives failure on Clone the source machine.
I tried like 4 times but it is the same failure on 5% .
Please advice
Question by:Mostafa_ElSadek
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ryder0707 earned 2000 total points
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You cant remote P2V Suse 8 & 9. It is stated clearly in the guide.
I suggest to create a disk image using disk imaging tool like Symantec Ghost or Acronis True Image. Once the image is ready, convert it to a VM using vmware converter and convert it to esx as a VM

Reference: http://www.vmware.com/pdf/converter_standalone_guide401.pdf
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