MVMC 3.0 Releases and adds support for P2V

Microsoft recently released the latest version of the MVMC tool, version 3.0 (MVMC 3.0). In this release, the big news is the addition of P2V functionality.  MVMC 3.0 allows: convert virtual machines and disks from VMware hosts to Hyper-V hosts AND to Windows Azure convert physical machines and disks to Hyper-V hosts Download link:


KB 970925 – P2V fails with Error 2927 (0x8033801A) to a Clustered host

SUMMARY When performing a Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) conversion to a clustered host with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, it may fail with the following error:   Error 2927 A Hardware Management error has occurred trying to contact server %servername. (Unknown error (0x8033801A))   Recommended Action Check that WinRM is installed and running on %servername.  For…


KB 970921 – How to add NIC drivers for Offline P2V in SCVMM

One of the questions that we often receive is how to perform a P2V on an older Windows 2000 server.  The only way to accomplish this is to perform an Offline P2V where the source is restarted into the Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) before VMM converts the physical disks to virtual hard disks (VHDs).  Most…