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How to use OVFTool to convert OVF’s to VMWare’s VMSphere

You can download OVFtool for Mac, Windows and Linux (both 32-bit and 64-bit) here: http://ftp.tucha13.net/pub/software/VMware-ovftool-4.1.0/ Install the tool on your system. Then run: ovftool yourvm.ovf outfile.ovf You might want to use –lax if you have compatibility issues. Run ovftool –help … Continue reading

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How to fix “No space left for device # on parent controller #” in VMWare’s VMSphere

It can the case if you import a OVF file using the Deploy OVF Template wizard, you get the error: “No space left for device # on parent controller #”. Although this might mean you simply ran out of space on … Continue reading

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How to fix “unsupported hardware family virtualbox-2.2” in VMWare’s VMSphere

When importing a VirtualMachine from VirtualBox 4 or 5 to VMSphere, you can get the following error: “unsupported hardware family virtualbox-2.2”. You can easily fix this by using the downloading the following tool: https://gist.githubusercontent.com/eshizhan/6650285/raw/11da7bb0d6645df67fba20248ce25743e03f4a5c/conv2vmx-ovf.py Then run: chmod +x conv2mx-ovf.py After … Continue reading

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