PCA : How To Migrate a VMWare Guest Having Vdisk in VMDK Format To PCA / OVM Environment And Deal With VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_FORMAT (Doc ID 2143737.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2017

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.1.1 to 2.1.1 [Release 2.0]
Private Cloud Appliance X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle VM - Version 3.2.9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 This document describes a workaround on how you can migrate your VMWare guests having vdisks in VMDK format to PCA or OVM environment because as of now vbox-img doesn't support the conversion of VMDK to .img format and it gives below error:

 

 

Solution

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