moving datastore to a new VM
Posted on 2014-10-23
using VMware 5.0, i have a virtual server set up with 3 datastores which map to drives for users. The server OS is windows 2003. I have a new server set up for replacement on VMware 5.0 with an OS of windows 2012 r2. Can I go into the settings of the first machine, and remove the disk (eg disk 2) and attach it to the new machine, then change the mapping to the new machine, and expect it to work with the same NTFS permissions? Are there any other snags to look out for?