Which version of vCenter Converter should I use for P2V ?

We have vCenter 6.0 and we are looking for vCenter Converter Standalone to download for the coming P2V job. We found the newest version of Converter is 5.5.3. Can you tell me if that version is okay ?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
What are you converting?  It should be fine on newer systems. I have an slightly earlier version of Converter and it works on everything from XP forward.
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
you need to use the converter version that is greater than or equal to the vcenter version
if you have vcenter 6, you need to use the standalone converter version 6

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 6.0

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
There are three methods to do this....

1. Offline and Powered down, e.g. the COLD Method
2. Online with services stopped
3. Online with Sync Method, final Sync stop services.

Also you will want to remove ALL physical software before you start the P2V, and remove ALL hidden devices and drivers after the P2V.

VMware Converter is the FREE software to use. I've written a few EE Articles around this subject... and the latest version is 6.0.

HOW TO:  P2V, V2V for FREE - VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 6.0

HOW TO: FAQ VMware P2V Troubleshooting

HOW TO:  Synchronize changes when completing a P2V or V2V with VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1

We P2V daily/weekly, ask me questions if you do not understand.
CastlewoodAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the info. I downloaded Converter 6.0 and it works perfectly.
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