Warning: Unable to locate the required Sysprep files. Please upload them under C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone\sysprep\svr2003 if you have been running into this error there is a simple fix although not usually the one posted all over the web about downloading them from Microsoft’s website. Maybe they are on there somewhere but here is the easy solution. Insert the Windows 2003 x86 CD it doesn’t if its R2, SP2 or whatever as long as its x86 or x64 to match the version of the OS your trying to copy over. Open the directory on YOUR Machine, NOT the server your
In the latest version of Oracle VirtualBox it looks like they went the extra distance and trumped all other virtualization platforms by adding the ability to impersonate each one of them. You read that correctly, the latest VirtualBox can now save a virtual machine in any of the most popular formats including, VDI – Sun / Oracle VirtualBox VMDK – VMWare Workstation, Server, ESX, ESXi VHD – Microsoft Virtual PC, Hyper-V HDD – Parallels Desktop This is very interesting stuff, My next test will be to see if it will load all of these formats from their native applications.