VMware Converter ColdClone ISOs


I just wanted to document where to find a copy of the VMware Converter ColdClone ISO. This is a useful tool that I wish was still around, but for now, our vFriend over at WhiteboardNinja (@timantz) has archived it for us on Dropbox.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gcidv950p2ekkgg/4p_1C7smR0

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Windows Server 2003 won’t boot after a P2V


So far, our Physical-to-Virtual migrations of Exchange 2003 on x86 Server 2003 Enterprise boxes have gone mostly smoothly – until this evening, that is. In the past, a failure soon after the P2V process started was resolved with a reboot or by disabling the TCP Offload Engine on the Broadcom NICs (this was easily accomplished with the cmd.exe command netsh int ip set chimney DISABLED).

This evening’s P2Vs were a bit more challenging.

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