carlos_86
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copy a VM on an external HDD

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Dears ,

I need to save my VM on an external HDD  before deleting it in order to reuse it if needed.

What is the best way to do this?

Regards,

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JCMorrissey
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Hi,

I've used suggestion number 2 from below link

https://communities.vmware.com/message/2169538#2169538

worked for me fine in the past

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JCMorrissey
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Hi,

I've used suggestion number 2 from below link

https://communities.vmware.com/message/2169538#2169538

worked for me fine in the past

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markdjones82
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You can export as an OVF to the drive or clone it as well if you have Vcenter

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