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VmWare Converter "error: an error occurred during reconfiguration"

Posted on 2011-03-08
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Hello to all,
when I try to convert a Windows 2003 Server Std Edition to VmWare ESXI server the process stop at 98% with this error:
"error: an error occurred during reconfiguration"

Can someone help me to know what is my wrong step.
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Question by:zagnolan
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Questions:
- are you trying to convert directly to you VMWare datastore?
- have you disabled all services on the physical box prior to converting?
- if hot cloning is failing, have you tried to clone p2v, to an external USB drive and then copy the converted guest to your host's datastore?
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by:zagnolan
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Thanks Nappy_D,
Yes I convert direcly to Datastore but i don't disable service now i try to diseble all service !
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by:zagnolan
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great, concise and effective!
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by:pkeaton
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well???what was the fix ??
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by:manav08
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what services did you disable??
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