36151: Acronis vmProtect: P2V Migration

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Last update: Tue, 2013-08-27 10:35

Boot your physical machine from Acronis Bootable Media. Create a full backup and then restore it to a virtual machine

This article applies to:

  • Acronis vmProtect 9
  • Acronis vmProtect 8

Introduction

To do a physical to virtual migration (P2V), you will need to boot your physical machine from Acronis Bootable Media, create a full backup and then restore it to a virtual machine.

Solution

P2V steps:

  1. Create Acronis Bootable Media:
  2. Boot the physical machine that you need to migrate to virtual from Acronis Bootable Media:

  3. Create a full backup of the physical machine:

  4. Run Acronis vmProtect web console, connect to the Acronis Agent and run Recovery. See Acronis vmProtect: Web Console;
  5. Select the full backup that you have created at Step 1 and choose the target ESX(i) host where to restore the backup.

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