• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 1055
  • Last Modified:

Planning to DSK2VHD Windows 2003 R2 SP2 with Quickbook 2011, need comfirmation?

I am planning to  use  DSK2VHD.exe to P2V a production physical  Windows 2003 R2 SP2 with Quickbook 2011 to a VM on a hyper-v Windows 2008 Datacenter Server. Can experts confirm this is safe for production?


http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ee656415.aspx
0
355LT1
Asked:
355LT1
1 Solution
 
msmamjiCommented:
I have P2Ved dozens of Servers running LOB applications using SCVMM P2V. I have tested disk2vhd on test servers and had no issue. Both method use VSS so I guess it safe. Why not test it on a test machine, just to get the feel of it.
However, disk2vhd VSS normally is a non-distructive method, but there have been cases with the fix hal option. I would recommend using disk2vhd on a test server in order to get comfortable with it.

Regards,
Shahid
0

Featured Post

When ransomware hits your clients, what do you do?

MSPs: Endpoint security isn’t enough to prevent ransomware.
As the impact and severity of crypto ransomware attacks has grown, Webroot has fought back, not just by building a next-gen endpoint solution capable of preventing ransomware attacks but also by being a thought leader.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now