How to Manually Convert a VMware Guest Image for use with Oracle VM 2.x (Doc ID 467765.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1 to 2.2 [Release OVM21 to OVM22]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-Apr-2013***
***Checked for relevance on 02-Feb-2017***

Goal

This article describes how to manually convert VMware guest images for use with Oracle VM Server.

The procedure is solely intended for Oracle VM versions 2.x. Although the procedure works for version 2.x (and likely beyond), the V2V feature provided from Oracle VM 2.1.2 automatically converts VMware images.

Requirements:

The terms image, guest and virtual machine are used synonymously throughout the article.

Solution

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