Solved

Migrate Hyper-V into VMWare

Posted on 2011-03-10
5
840 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Hi

We are trying to move a Virtual Machine from a server we deployed on Hyper-V a couple of weeks ago, into our existing VMWare farm.

While running the VMWare converter, i can pick the option to migrate a Hyper-V machine, but then when it connects to the Hyper-V server it shows the machine as "powered on" and wont let me select and continue with the machine i need to migrate. If i power off the machine then i couldn´t get the machine status.

As a note, i am running the converter from my Workstation.

Do i need to run the converter from the Hyper-V server instead?

Any help would be apprecciated.
0
Comment
Question by:cmdaly
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:Brian B
ID: 35098484
What version of VMWare are you using? I've found the new converter (4.x) must be installed on the client in order to convert.
0
 
LVL 42

Accepted Solution

by:
paulsolov earned 500 total points
ID: 35098658
Try pointing directly to the OS..that may do the trick if the newest converter doesn't work
0
 

Author Comment

by:cmdaly
ID: 35100313
Hi

The Converter version is 4.3

I did this same procedure with another machine pointing to the OS instead of the Hyper-V and it worked fine, but when i try to do the same steps on this particular one, trying to virtualize from the Os, i got the the following message.

I think here the problem is that the disk shows as 0 kb.

See File Attached.
0
 

Author Comment

by:cmdaly
ID: 35100338
VMWare Converter VMWare Converter
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:cmdaly
ID: 35101316
I tried from the OS one more time and did went trough this time.
0

Featured Post

Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Last article we focus in how to VMware: How to create and use VMs TAGs – Part 1 so before follow this article and perform the next tasks, you should read the first article how to create the TAG before using them in Veeam Backup Jobs.
Veeam Backup & Replication has added a new integration – Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365.  In this blog, we will discuss how you can benefit from Office 365 email backup with the Veeam’s new product and try to shed some light on the needs and …
Teach the user how to install ESXi 5.5 and configure the management network System Requirements: ESXi Installation:  Management Network Configuration: Management Network Testing:
This video shows you how to use a vSphere client to connect to your ESX host as the root user. Demonstrates the basic connection of bypassing certification set up. Demonstrates how to access the traditional view to begin managing your virtual mac…

732 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question