CREATE A NEW VMWARE VM WITH THE CONVERTED VMDK Repost

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Convert PVS images from XenServer to VMware
  1. Right-click an ESXi host that has access to the VMDK-NFS NFS Datastore created earlier and select New Virtual Machines…

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  1. Select Custom, click Next

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  1. Enter Name and Location, click Next

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  1. Select the VMDK-NFS NFS Datastore create earlier, click Next

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  1. Modify the Virtual Machine Version, Guest Operating System, CPUs, and Memory as necessary.  Proceed to the Network step.
  2. Select the appropriate Network and select the VMXNET3 adapter, click Next

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  1. Select LSI Logic SAS, click Next

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  1. Select Use an existing virtual disk, click Next

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  1. Browse to the converted VMDK file within the VMDK-NFS NFS Datastore, click OK

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  1. Select remaining defaults, click Finish
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