System Center Virtual Machine Manager P2V


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Rob Waggoner

 

Question:  Will P2V be added back to SCVMM 2012 R2?

Answer:

I doubt it.  We have a few free P2V tools.  Disk2vhd and the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter. 

Here is an excerpt from the What's New in VMM in System Center 2012 R2 document

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn246490.aspx

Discontinued support, in System Center 2012 R2, of the VMM feature that enabled conversion of existing physical computers into virtual machines through the physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversion process. If you need to do P2V conversions, use the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC). For more information, see Download Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0.

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