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Do not know anyone performed v2v conversion from 3.51 to ver 5.1
.I have moved my vm from 3.51 to 5.1 esxi host.
I have selected the hardware ver9 during the conversion.
I am not sure whether it is the way to go or not.
Some reason my vm is shutting it off after the conversion.
I noticed this only after network card connection enabled.
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3.5 to 5.1 V2V is fine.

I would use version 7 VM.

What OS?

Are they shouting down or crashing?
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windows2008 R2.
This is what I did.
I converted to ver 9 hardware .
disconnected the nic .
Started the vm.
Updated the vmtool.
rebooted.
conntected the nic on power on.
It shuts down.
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is the shutdown, a graceful shutdown or crash?
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a graceful shutdown.
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Is the shutdown initiated by Vmware or the guest OS. Check the VM's log and guest OS logs.
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Are your 3.5.1 and 5.1 host running the same or different hardware
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