Today we will learn ” how to migrate from Physical to Virtual or P2V migration.”As we know that in today’s world, Virtualization is need of every organization.. As we know while using VMware we can run up to 255 virtual machine in a single box .. So everyone is now run there servers or machine’s in a single box and migrating there existing machine’s in to virtual.. So here i m telling you how to migrate from physical to virtual environment with ease….
First of all you need to download and install the VMware Converter . There are so many features of it .
VMware Converter is designed to do the following:
- convert local and remote physical servers with NO DOWNTIME
- convert many P2V conversions at the same time with a centralized console
- convert third party VMs to VMware. For example- MS Virtual PC, MS Virtual Server, Backup Exec LiveState, & Ghost.
- Clone and backup physical machines to virtual machines as part of a DR plan.
When VMware converter installed your vSphere is ready to migrate the Physical machine’s in to Virtual.