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Linux CentOS p2v issue

Posted on 2014-12-21
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hello Experts
i am trying to convert a linux physical server to VMware virtual server, but i got the following error at the beginning and with failed.
Error: event.ObtainHelperVmIpFailedEvent.summary
the VMware converter i am using is 5.5.3
so whats wrong with it and how to fix it?

thank you
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I'm not really familiar with the current versions of VMWare, but maybe that article helps:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/VMWare/A_11449-HOW-TO-P2V-V2V-for-FREE-VMware-vCenter-Converter-Standalone-5-1.html
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thank you
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hello
there is so rich information in your post, so i found i did not define the helper adapter and IP address so that doesn't work.
thank you

http://www.uptimemadeeasy.com/vmware/p2v-conversion-using-vmware-vcenter-converter-standalone/
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