[Okta Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 400
  • Last Modified:

cloning VM ware server to use on dev box - advice

HI
I have a live server, its a VM Ware virtual server in a london datacentre
I have a cheap and cheerful intel nuc coming that i want use for myself and 2 others to test our web software on

Is there a way to clone the VM, and put on the intel nuc?
if so, what do i need to do to the Nuc to accept the image?

setting up a new server would take a long time, i'd ideally, like to use the image either as a VM on the Nuc... or even better just have it running natively
0
websss
Asked:
websss
1 Solution
 
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Install ESXi, on the NUC, and transfer the VM using VMware Converter.

or install a Windows OS on the NUC, and use VMware Workstation or VMware Player, and use VMware Converter to convert.

My EE Articles will help you...

HOW TO: FAQ VMware P2V Troubleshooting

HOW TO:  P2V, V2V for FREE - VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5

Part 1: HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1)

Part 2: HOW TO: Connect to the VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1) using the vSphere Client

Part 10: HOW TO: Backup (Export) and Restore (Import) virtual machines to VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 for FREE

VMware Player 6.0 Free Download [FREE]
http://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer/

VMware Workstation 10.0 (60 day trial, $199) [EVALUATION]
www.vmware.com/go/downloadworkstation

Oracle Virtualbox 4.0 [FREE]
http://www.virtualbox.org/
0

Featured Post

Has Powershell sent you back into the Stone Age?

If managing Active Directory using Windows Powershell® is making you feel like you stepped back in time, you are not alone.  For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now