Help converting W2K8 from virtual to physical

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  1. claykin

    claykin Registered Member

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    Does anyone have experience in moving Windows Server from a virtual environment to physical hardware? I have a W2K8 SBS Server I inherited that was installed in VMWARE VSphere 4.1. I want to move it to Physical hardware without having to reload the OS.

    Anyone know of any imaging programs that can take the image either in DOS or in Windows and allow me to restore to the physical hardware?

    I've read features of several imagining apps and the virtualization support seems to be limited to creating an image compatible to move from physical to virtual. Unfortunately I need the other way around.

    System has a single harddisk. No RAID.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    This works with Microsoft virtual disk only.
     
  6. lodore

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    storagecraft products allow migrating virtual to physical.

    not sure what other products do.
     
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