Use disk2vhd, is a free tool from sysinternals, it convert your SBS Disk to a .vhd file
1) Create a new virtual machine in your hyper-v
2) Do not assign any disk to it
3) Copy the .vhd generated above to the folder where you have stored your virtual machine
4) Go to the VM configuration and assign an existing disk to it
5) Boot your VM
6) Reboot the VM as needed
7) Install the integration services
Hi,You can perform a P2V with disk2vhd or SCVMM.By the way, as far as I know, there is no way to create a virtual machine from a SBS2003 backup.P2V Survival Guide
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It sounds simple...
I tried it out on our 2003 Terminal server...
Created the VHD without the 'Prepare for Virtual PC' setting, move it to the Hyper-V box we have, create the VM and assign an existing VHD but all I get when it boots is the blue screen of death.
Exacly the same with the 'Prepare for Virtual PC' setting ticked.
The source hardware is exactly the same as the Hyper-V hardware, same model, same RAM...
Do I need the doner server to be in any sort of state. I am doing this via a remote desktop session and saving the generated VHD accross the LAN straight to the Hyper-V folder.