VMware vCenter Converter: Overview, P2V Tips, and Security Concerns
Source: Global Knowledge
vCenter Converter is becoming more robust and powerful with each new revision, and this white paper examines many common problems and possible solutions. Most systems can be virtualized, and the percentage is increasing with each new version of the Converter. As older, legacy systems are replaced with more agile applications, the need for placing them on dedicated physical systems is reduced. Converter provides a smooth path to transition from dedicated physical systems. The ability to retain MAC addresses in the virtual machines can ease that transition for applications that must be licensed by MAC address.