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vCenter Converter (Changes during the conversion process)

  • 1.  vCenter Converter (Changes during the conversion process)

    Posted Aug 05, 2019 07:26 PM

    Hi,

    After starting the conversion process, are any changes that are made to the source during the conversion process lost?

    Or at the end does it check what has changed and increment?

    If the answer is, YES ARE LOST. Ideally, do it at a time that will not have significant changes or with the virtual machine turned off, right?

    In the case of physical machines, ensure that no new incoming data.

    Thank you.



  • 2.  RE: vCenter Converter (Changes during the conversion process)

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Aug 06, 2019 04:00 PM

    When you convert a powered on Windows machine, Converter Standalone copies data from the source machine to the destination machine while the source machine is still running and generating changes. This process is the first transfer of data. You can transfer data for the second time by copying only the changes made during the first transfer of data. This process is called synchronization.

    Synchronization is available only for Windows source operating systems and managed destinations.

    Synchronize the Destination Machine with Changes Made to the Source Machine