Solved

VMware Virtual Machine convertion gone bad

Posted on 2013-12-04
5
293 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
hey guys converted physical to virtual....did this with about 7 systems all fine...did number 8 and converted system then synced....booted up...installed vmware tools...made sure all drivers for other physical machine is off system...added ip address info....then rebooted server...now its like the vmware tools disappeared and my ip address settings didnt stick...what could i have done wrong....thanks for any help...


how to fix...
0
Comment
Question by:westhelpdesk
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 117
ID: 39695907
Check the hidden devices have been removed?

Can you run the P2V conversion again?
0
 

Author Comment

by:westhelpdesk
ID: 39695917
HOW and where to check
0
 
LVL 117
ID: 39695944
see this VMware Knowledge base Article - http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1179
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
westhelpdesk earned 0 total points
ID: 39695977
no grey out adapters but did get that error message about nics....
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:westhelpdesk
ID: 39705699
ran checkdisk and then it repaired files on drive....reinstalled vmware tools and restarted computer then put ip settings back in and restarted system and all worked...thanks...
0

Featured Post

Want to promote your upcoming event?

Attending an event? Speaking at a conference? Or exhibiting at a tradeshow? Easily inform your contacts by using a promotional banner in your email signature. This will ensure your organization’s most important contacts are in the know.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Running Baan iV on VMware 3 72
Recreate datastore 7 49
exchange, virtualization 1 28
Can’t delete a file 14 84
OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
This article will show you how to create an ISO CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image (*.iso), and MD5 checksum signature, for use with VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5). It's a good idea to compare checksums, because many installations fail because of a corr…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…
This Micro Tutorial steps you through the configuration steps to configure your ESXi host Management Network settings and test the management network, ensure the host is recognized by the DNS Server, configure a new password, and the troubleshooting…

758 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now