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VMware standalone converter error

Hello! I'm trying to do a P2V conversion to a ESXi 6.0 host using the VMware standalone converter on a Windows 2012 server. After completing the C: drive, and starting a larger 1.8TB drive, the conversion fails with the following error:

FAILED: An error occurred during the conversion: 'BlockLevelVolumeCloneMgr::CloneVolume: Detected a write error during the cloning of volume \WindowsBitmapDriverVolumeId=[D4-6B-30-48-00-00-10-00-00-00-00-00]. Error: 37409 (type: 1, code:
2338)'

My ESXi host has over 12T local storage, with 8TB free. Has any seen this?

Any help would be appreciated!

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If a conversion fails using the exact size of hard disks, decrease the size of the disks by at least 1MB. This forces VMware Converter to do a file level copy instead of a block level copy, which can be more successful if there are errors with the volume or if there are file-locking issues.

Make sure atleast 10% free disk space on the source drive.

Reference :

Troubleshooting checklist for VMware Converter (1016330) | VMware KB

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Best Regards,

Deepak Koshal

CNE|CLA|CWMA|VCP4|VCP5|CCAH

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