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Best Way to move a VMDK between VM's

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I have a old VM which we will call OLD and an updated one called NEW. OLD has three VMDK files attached to it that I need to move into the folder of the NEW VM.

I know vmkfstool -i is the recommend way to move /clone a VM.

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1) Can you use this command to clone a VMDK is the source VM is in another cluster?
2)  What is the backup option to using vmkfstool -i to clone the VMDK is you do not have enough space to depulate teh VMDK fiel and only want to copy it?
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