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RHEL 4: Unable to query the live Linux source machine

Hello all,

I am trying to convert an old Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 machine using the standalone converter. User is root, SSH login works, shell is /bin/bash, firewall has been turned off for this task and there are no drives mounted more than once.

Upon starting the conversion, I get the message "Unable to query the live Linux source machine" at the top. The logs are attached here.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

 

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plamen_d
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Hello,

Unfortunately, since Converter 6.3, RHEL 4 and 5 cannot be converted anymore due to updated 3rd party components for security reasons. For the same reasons versions older than 6.3 are removed from downloads. If you can find 6.2 or an older version from somewhere, it should work.

Regards,

Plamen

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Sachchidanand
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Hi,

Please go through the following KB:

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/1009153

Regards,

Sachchidanand

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cLarn
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Thank you for your reply!

 

I already found this article and went throug all the steps, unfortunatly without success.

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plamen_d
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Hello,

Unfortunately, since Converter 6.3, RHEL 4 and 5 cannot be converted anymore due to updated 3rd party components for security reasons. For the same reasons versions older than 6.3 are removed from downloads. If you can find 6.2 or an older version from somewhere, it should work.

Regards,

Plamen

cLarn
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I was able to get the version 6.2 and the process is now running.

Thank you very much for your help!

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itoffice1
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Please send me a link for the 6.2

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cLarn
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Sure, I'll send it as a PM

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