Monthly Archives: December 2011

VMWare ESXi 5 Supermicro X8DTL MB LSI MegaRaid issues: SOLVED

While researching the hardware to purchase for a new VMWare server, I found that this SuperMicro X8DTL-3 Motherboard supports ESXi4, according to Supermicro’s web page. So I assumed it would work the the later version of ESXi (5). However, upon … Continue reading

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VMware vCenter Converter error: incorrect user credentials

with VMware vCenter Converter Standalone, I’m trying to clone (P2V) a running virtual Windows XP computer, but when I enter the Administrator’s username and password, I get the error as follows: the operation could not be completed for ‘192.168.1.2\ADMIN$’ due … Continue reading

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VMware vCenter Converter error: Crypto Exception

While trying to do a VMware Physical to Virtual conversion, the task failed at 1% with an error mentioning “Crypto Exception”. I found the solution here: “In Windows Explorer, browse to the folder C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone\ssl When you try … Continue reading

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