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linux vmware convert p2v issue

Posted on 2013-05-23
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dear gurus good day

v r using 5.1 most latest tools and vmware

i am facing problem while using vm converter p2v to move physical rhel 5.8 64bit linux machine. the issue is there are 2 partition 1 is /slash root partition and /data partition which is on storage LUN. so  our requirement is to move the with both partitions.

where as in linux while migrating it show only self server physical /slash partition.

where same coverter tool used for w2k8 r2 sp1 so it pickup the same storage partition

any idea how to resolve such issue how to move p2v stroage partition which is attached to linux machine

any idea tips tricks guidline highly appreciate

kind regards
tmsa
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Are you using the latest version of VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1?
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dear gurus good day

i try using various version from oldest to newest all so most latest with me is this

VMware vCenter Coverter Standalone client 5.1.0 build-1087880

so the stroage NEC LUN partition does not show and no option given to mapped pull retrive some how

kind regards
tmsa
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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if the data is on a LUN, can you not just connect that lun to the new VM?
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