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convert physical disk to virtual RRS feed

  • Question

  • dears,

    i have a physical server with 2 drives (  one for os 200gb) one for data (500gb) and i want to use the disk2vhd utility not the mvmc to convert to a hyperv vm. Couldn't find it in the forum section

    i have question regarding that. what is the disk size limitation ?

    will i face loss data?

    regards,

    Monday, January 13, 2020 7:50 AM

All replies

  • Hello,

    disk2vhd converts the disk to the same size as your operating system's disk.

    You do not face data loss, I have used the tool several times and never had a problem.

    You can run the tool without fear, you don't even need to pause any services on your server, just remember to point the destination of the virtual disks to a storage with enough space.

    Kind regards,

    Jádson Alves

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:19 PM