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  • Hello,

    I am tyring to use MVMC to convert a VM from ESXi 6.5 to a vhd and import it into Azure.  When I run the import it errors out at Convert disk.  The log details are below.  How do I get around this?

    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [4]  VERBOSE: This conversion will proceed off-line.
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [4]  VERBOSE: NOT preparing source virtual machine, this conversion is being treated as off-line.
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [4]  VERBOSE: Downloading VMware virtual disks from source virtual machine
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [4]  VERBOSE: Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.VmdkDescriptorParseException: The entry 268435456000 is not a supported disk database entry for the descriptor.
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.ForVMware.ExportLease.GetFiles(IDownloadAdapter adapter, String host, DirectoryInfo dirInfo, TaskContext taskContext)
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.ForVMware.VirtualMachine.DownloadFiles(IDownloadAdapter downloadAdapter, String toPath, TaskContext context)
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.ServiceLayer.Internal.MachineConversionService.ConvertToDrives(IMachineConversionRequest machineConversionRequest, IPostProgress& provisionHyperVPhase, IVirtualMachine& sourceVM, TaskContext taskContext)
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [4]  VERBOSE: Downloading device (/4/VirtualIDEController0:0) disk-0.vmdk
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [4]  EXCEPTION: Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.VmdkDescriptorParseException: The entry 268435456000 is not a supported disk database entry for the descriptor.
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.ForVMware.ExportLease.GetFiles(IDownloadAdapter adapter, String host, DirectoryInfo dirInfo, TaskContext taskContext)
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.ForVMware.VirtualMachine.DownloadFiles(IDownloadAdapter downloadAdapter, String toPath, TaskContext context)
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.ServiceLayer.Internal.MachineConversionService.ConvertToDrives(IMachineConversionRequest machineConversionRequest, IPostProgress& provisionHyperVPhase, IVirtualMachine& sourceVM, TaskContext taskContext)
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.ServiceLayer.Internal.MachineConversionService.<>c__DisplayClass3.<ConvertToDrivesAsync>b__2()
       at System.Threading.Tasks.Task`1.InnerInvoke()
       at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.Execute()
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [4]  Exception caught : Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Engine.VmdkDescriptorParseException: The entry 268435456000 is not a supported disk database entry for the descriptor.
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Gui.Model.ConversionModel.ConvertGuestMachine()
       at Microsoft.Accelerators.Mvmc.Gui.ViewModels.Machine.MachineCompletionViewModel.OnWorkerDoWork()
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [1]  Background task is complete.
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [1]  Conversion error message is displayed.
    02/10/2017 16:38:03 -08:00  [1]  Value of 'ErrorMessage' = 'The entry 268435456000 is not a supported disk database entry for the descriptor

    Saturday, February 11, 2017 12:44 AM

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  • Hi Cory1985 and thanks for posting here,
    I found similar forum post with the same kind of errors, could you take a look of it and see if that could help you?

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/37481737/error-when-converting-vmware-virtual-disk-to-hyperv

    Regards,
    -Tomi

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    Saturday, February 11, 2017 6:10 AM