Getting an annoying error with VMM 2012 SP1 (Update 3) V2V behaviour. I am attempting to migrate a test 2003 x86 server from my lab VMware 5.1 server. I have a virtual VCenter 5.0 instance running to facilitate this.
So I power down my 2003 server and go with the regular v2v wizard, only issue I get Is a cluster overcommit but to my mind that should not stop the V2V going through on my lab, there is enough resource on the hyper-V node that is the target.
It exits quickly with a 2901 error after I run through the wizard -
I used the generated PowerShell script which does error. Script error
Get-SCVirtualNetworkAdpater and problem with argument on parameter
Try converting it with no NIC on the target Hyper-V side etc. No luck with that. MVMC does the job just fine but I am really keen to get to the bottom of this, I notice I am not the only one with this really unhelpful 2901 error!
Thanks for the response (big fan of the blog btw!).
I tend to agree with you on the odd behaviour, of all the toolsets and transformation types V2V on SCVMM 2012 (SP1 at least) seems to be a sticking point for many.
P2V as you mention is fast becoming an accepted alternative for many it seems. I personally don't see the downside in P2V versus V2V and cant find anything that describes the actual potential difference in the end result. P2V just behaves itself and is generally
I find it harder and harder to justify troubleshooting effort in making V2V viable. Not sure how Microsoft view this from a support viewpoint but I doubt it would be viewed as unsupportable.
I will leave this hanging for a couple more days and then mark you of with an answer credit Kristian, appreciate the input and may mess with ESX QOS when I have the necessary kit to hand.
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