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Hyper-V Best Practices by Benedict Berger

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Migrating VMware virtual machines

If you are running virtual machines on VMware ESXi hosts, there are really good options available for moving them to Hyper-V. There are different approaches on how to convert a VMware virtual machine to Hyper-V: from the inside of the VM on a guest level, on host level, running cold conversions with the VM powered off, running hot conversions on a running VM, and so on. I will give you a short overview of the currently available tools in the market.

System Center VMM

You have already seen the System Center VMM in earlier chapters for fabric and cloud management. SCVMM can also be used for a limited set of Virtual to Virtual (V2V) conversions of its VMs. SCVMM V2V functions don't have any recent updates and are prone ...

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