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Permissions denied when running vmware standalone converter

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I am trying to run Vmware standalone converter to p2v a server 2008 physical server. The servers are domain joined. I have verified the user I am attempting to run converter as is a member of local admins on the server performing the conversion, and the server being converted. I have disabled UAC. I right->click vmware converter -> run as administrator. I start a new conversion of a remote machine -> enter local admin credentials -> the agent installs on remote machine -> when I click next I get the error "Permission to perform this operation was denied". I have also tried with domain admin credentials. I have also tried running the converter from a workgroup computer.

Any ideas?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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Install VMware Converter, on the Server to be converted, this is recommended and Best Practice.

see my EE Article

HOW TO: FAQ VMware P2V Troubleshooting
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It does work when running locally, I had tested in advance. I was trying to perform the P2V's for multiple servers from one central location. But, I will instead run them locally. Thanks for the help.
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