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Migrating OS X VMs files without VMware Standalone Converter

April 16, 2013 9 comments

In one of the comments to my earlier post about migrating OS X VMs to ESXi, Alan Gordon mentioned another way to convert an OS X VM’s vmdk file to an ESXi-compatible format.

Since the process I developed is ultimately about getting the OS X VM’s vmdk file up to the ESXi server, then building a new VM on the ESXi server to use that vmdk file, this is an easier technique because it allows us to skip using VMware Standalone Converter altogether. Instead, this procedure will use the vmware-vdiskmanager tool included with VMware Fusion and the VMware vSphere Client application. See below the jump for details.

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Categories: Mac OS X, VMware, VMware ESXi
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