I currenty have several VM's that are hosted by VMware Server V2. I need to convert to a server 2008 R2 Hyper-v VHD format. I have found ideas but they all point to a website vmtoolkit.com. Well that website does not exist anymore - or moved. My VM is about 50gig. I cannot use the new Microsoft tool as it requires connecting to a VMWare ESX or Vsphere server to make the move. I assume I just need to find this tool that is referenced. Essentially convert the VMDF format to VHD. I understand this tool only does small files and I have to jump some hoops to add an IDE drive before doing the conversion. Just can't find this or a similar tool for VMWare Server 2 platform.
The following article is comprised of the pearls we have garnered deploying virtualization solutions since Virtual Server 2005 and subsequent 2008 RTM+ Hyper-V in standalone and clustered environments.
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…