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I am trying to install Vmware Data protection in a LAB, but I do not have enough disk space required by the VDP appliance.
since it is a LAB,  is there a work around it ?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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Have you tried the smallest appliance at 0.5GB?

If not there is not really a workaround, unless you can change the size of the original OVFs before importing.

You could import into VMware Workstation, and then convert using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5, and create a smaller disk.

However, we've not tried the above, and uncertain if the Appliance would have filesystem issues.

HOW TO:  P2V, V2V for FREE - VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5
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Thanks...I will try the converter later
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