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Cloning a phsical SQL server to VM

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Have a software application running with Microsoft SQL 2017 on windows server 2016 physical server, now wanna use VMware converter to make a virtual copy on VMWare for testing purpose. What's the procedure about the cloning. Should I stop the SQL service while doing the cloning? I've got the error message "could not start service" when install the converter.
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