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Problem creating virtual machine with Backup Exec 2012 ..

Created: 07 Jan 2013 • Updated: 14 Mar 2013 | 9 comments
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Good morning I have problems using the option to backup to a server and convert virtual machine, get this error "The conversion fails with Hyper-v failed to create the virtual machine required for conversion expected hot"

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ZeRoC00L's picture

Did you doublecheck if the BE service account has access permissions to the Hyper-V server ?
In specfic to create virtual machines.

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ZeRoC00L's picture

In your fist post you post an Hyper-V errormessage ?

But for your restore to vSphere, are you using a licensed edition of vSphere or the free version ?

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ZeRoC00L's picture

Free version won't work, you need to have a licensed edtion as BE uses some features that requires a licensed editon. See:

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH126081

You can try to run the ESXi server in evaluation mode:

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.vmware.vsphere.vcenterhost.doc%2FGUID-39C484DE-C455-43A3-87D8-9B0BD779DAA1.html

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JavierTI's picture

lets not put on evaluation, I will seek a license from vmware and you notice how I was, thanks.

JavierTI's picture

A query: My server has several particones File Server and want to convert it to virtual but only the system disk, how could I?? can?? because my disk file are 4 TB each??? I miss anything missing ... SOS.

ZeRoC00L's picture

Maximum VMDK file size is 2 TB so your server is too big.

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CraigV's picture

...why are VMware questions being answered here...? indecision

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