Posts Tagged ‘vCenter Converter Standalone’

VMware: FAILED: MethodFault.summary during P2V Linux system

March 30th, 2011 1 comment

I started today with some P2V migrations to a vSphere 4.1 environment, after finished the P2V wizard in VMware Converter Standalone the migration started, but… received after 1% completion the following error:

FAILED: MethodFault.summary




I used VMware Converter version 4.0.1 build-161434, VMware KB is telling me to upgrade to VMware Converter version 4.3, tried again.. with success



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VMware: VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.3 Release Notes

September 3rd, 2010 2 comments

Vmware released a new vCenter Converter Standalone version which is now fully compatible with vSphere 4.1.



What’s New

The VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.3 includes the following new functionality:

  • Support for VMware vSphere 4.1 as source and destination targets
  • Support for importing powered-off Microsoft Hyper-V R1 and Hyper-V R2 virtual machines
  • Public API and sample code for submitting and monitoring Converter jobs
  • Support for importing Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 sources
  • Ability to throttle the data transfer from source to destination based on network bandwidth or CPU
  • IPv6 support

Discontinued Support

  • Support of the following operating systems is discontinued:
    • Windows 2000
    • Windows NT
  • Support for OVF format is discontinued
  • Support for VCB image sources is discontinued
  • Linux installation support is discontinued



Check out the release notes after the jump and download it here