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qemu.img: conversion of a VMDK image failed with error “invalid VMDK image descriptor”

I trying to convert a VMDK image (Windows installed) to RAW format with the qemu-img command. However, it is failing with the following error: $ qemu-img convert -f vmdk -O raw image.vmdk ...
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Convert Hyper-V .vhdx file for import into .vhd file for xenserver import?

A VM was sent to me as .vhdx instead of .vhd and I need to import it into xenserver which supports .vhd but not .vhdx. I looked at the following solutions: Convert-VHD via Powershell Hyper-V ...
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TMG 2010 Physical to Virtual conversion using Vmwar Vcenter standalone converter

I converted Physical TMG 2010 R2 SP2 machine (Windows 2008 R2 SP1) to VM by using VMware Vcenter Standalone converter but stucked in following situation after successful conversion. 1) No adapters ...
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Exabyte tape drive conversion to hard drive

I've never used tape drives before. For work I have to transfer some data from old Exabyte cassettes to a hard drive using an Exabyte tape drive reader. I don't have more information than this at the ...
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Moving system from ESXi to Hyper-V

I have a problem with moving a system from ESXi to Hyper-V. The system on ESXi has got 100GB allocated space on HDD. The system is made from an image file(size about 6GB). The machine hosting ...
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Convert VMDK images into AMI images

I have setup and environment for building the virtual machines in vmdk format and then use ec2 api tools to convert, bundle and upload it to the AWS Cloud. However, I am facing certain challenges in ...
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Trying to conert Unix command to Windows command

I am working on ETL job where we have used the below command to get the File names from the folder and it will also count the rows for each file. exec( '/usr/bin/ksh', '-c "cd ...
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conversion of a VMDK image with qemu-img failed with “error while reading sector 131072: Invalid argument”

I tried to convert a VMDK image found in a OVA file to the QCOW2 format with the qemu-img command but it failed with the error message qemu-img: error while reading sector 131072: Invalid argument ...
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Install ssconvert (part of gnumeric) on a server without GNOME

I need to use gnumeric's file conversion tool ssconvert on a server. The problem is that gnumeric is a gnome application and can't be installed without a desktop installed. There is also no separate ...
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Is ASCII to IPv6 Possible? [closed]

I NEVER SAID I WAS GOING TO DO THIS, I WAS JUST WONDERING IT IT WHERE POSSIBLE. Address fe80:0000:0000:0000:0202:b3ff:fe1e:8329 Rule 1 fe80:0:0:0:202:b3ff:fe1e:8329 Rule 2 fe80::202:b3ff:fe1e:8329 ...
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Converting a VMware ESXi 4.0 Thin Provisioned VM to Citrix

I'm needing to convert a Centos 4.4 VM running on ESXi 4.0.0 to Citrix 6, however I'm not sure how to go about it as it's using thin provisioning. Normally, I'd copy the *-flat.vmdk files over to ...
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Convert libvirt Xen configuration to native

I've configured some virtual machine under Xen on Debian Squeeze using libvirt with virsh. Now I want to get rid of the libvirt layer, because I need to configure some specific parameters on the DomUs ...
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How to convert Mysql database to Postgresql in Linux?

I have a large Mysql database containing tens of tables which I need to convert to Postgresql. I have tried a couple of ancient Perl scripts which I found here and there but none of them did the job ...
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How to convert Xen image to VirtualBox?

I have some open-source Xen images (.img), that I want to convert to VirtualBox. Both the methods I tried (convertfromraw or to .xva via xva.py then to ova via XenConvert) produce FATAL: Fatal: No ...
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IPv6 / IPv4 Third Form conversion?

I'm reading about how to configure IPv6 on Ubuntu, I've gotten to the section about Reading IPv6 Addresses and though the first two examples make sense to me, the last one escapes my grasp a bit, as ...
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Is it possible to do a V2V VM conversion while preserving snapshots?

Is it possible to convert a VM from VMware to Hyper-V (or vice versa) and preserve the snapshots? For example, I have a VM in VMWare workstation and I want to convert it to Hyper-V, but I want all ...
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converting INT to DATE / TIME

I have a table that holds date and time values as INT data type. eg a date is stored as YYYYMMDD, like 20110901 and a time is stored as HHMMSS, like 21826. The date is close to ISO standard so its ...
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how do I convert a live root ext3 filesystem to ext4?

I have a root filesystem thats live and mounted and I'd like to convert it to ext4. All the howto's i've read deal with booting off a live CD but thats not an option.
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ODP to Powerpoint Software?

Is there some sort of free and/or open source converter that could be used on a Linux or Windows server to convert ODP (Open Office presentations) into Powerpoint files?
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How do I power SATA drives in my DELL poweredge 2850?

I have a Dell 2850 which I've been fairly happy with. It runs RAID 5 to 6 Hot-swap SCSI drives, but I'd like to add some cheap storage. So I bought an Intel PCI-X SATA raid card and tried to install ...
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convert 1x2TB HDD with LVM into 2x2TB HDD with RAID1+LVM or with LVM mirroring?

I have Ubuntu server with 1x2TB HDD and 1x128GB SSD (unused). There are 2 partitions: /boot, and a physical volume for LVM, which has 1 group and 5 logical volumes: /, /var/log, /home, /srv, /tmp. ...
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ASA Anywhere v9 - MS SQL 2005 : Conversion Tools

im hoping for some advice and hopefully information regarding the conversion of an ASA Anywhere v9 Database to MS SQL 2005 Standard Edition. Basically our v9 ASA database is no longer supported by ...
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BKF Conversion to vmware compatable filetype

trying to restore (DR test) exch and dc in one box to vmware environment unable to use vmware converter, only have NT backup files of server (said box has exch & dc on it windows 2k3 environemnt) ...
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How can i convert a VirtualBox's .vdi files to VMWare vmdk/ovf formt

Vsphere takes ovf file to create a Virtual Machine, but it also needs the vmdk which is the actual disk. Would VMWare Converter be able to do this conversion? i have the .vdi files on Mac OSX. Maybe i ...
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Convert VM running on Linux hypervisor to OVF/VMDK

I have a bunch of VMs on a Linux hypervisor (cloudsigma.com to be precised). I want to convert these to deploy to an ESX hypervisor (opsource cloud server), but need to create an ovf with the vmdk. I ...
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Apache to Nginx rewrite rules conversion tool

Converting the rewrite rules from Apache to Nginx does not seem to be that difficult However, I'd like to automate the job, as we are planning to migrate a number of sites. Is there any existing ...
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Tip for a good Database Converter Tool

I need often to convert a database from a database server to another, for example convert a database in MSSQL to a PostgreSQL or convert a MySQL to PostgreSQL, but also convertion between MySQL and ...
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Automatic log truncation when scripting from SQL 2008 to 2005

I have to convert a sql server 2008 database to a sql server 2005 database. As far as I understand it, the only reliable way to do this is by scripting the database to an earlier server version. Now, ...
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How to train users converting from PC to Mac/Apple at a small non profit?

Background: I am part of a team that provides volunteer tech support to a local non profit. We are in the position to obtain a grant to update almost all of our computers (many of them 5 to 7 year ...
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How can I convert a large ANSI text file to UTF-8?

For a database migration I need a tool which can convert a 1 GB file from Ansi codepage to UTF8 on Windows. Maybe I can use sed (given that I know all search and replace values), but is there ...