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VMware - vmkfstools - Server to ESXi

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Hi,

I am migrating a virtual machine from VMware Server 1.X to ESXi 4.0.
I have copied the server across using fastscp and the instructions here:
http://communities.vmware.com/thread/86933

However while trying to convert the machine using vmkfstools, I am not having any success.

Here is the directory:
/vmfs/volumes/4c35cad3-7e6b098e-b172-001372123403/temp # ls
Test-Client-flat.vmdk  Test-Client.vmdk


Here is the command that I am running followed by the error that I get:
/vmfs/volumes/4c35cad3-7e6b098e-b172-001372123403/temp # vmkfstools -i Test-Client.vmdk Test-Client-New.vmdk
DiskLib_Check() failed for source disk The system cannot find the file specified (25).



I've tried a couple of resources online but none have been helpful in explaining the syntax for vmkfstools. I have also viewed the man page and used the /? option.


If anyone could tell me what comman I need to run to convert this disk I would really appreciate it.


Thanks,




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