simo79
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Clone the hd of vmware esxi

I would clone the hd (sata) of a pc in which I have vmware esxi vith a lot of vm. Which program do you recommend for me?

thank you

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srinivasvivek
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You can use almost any freeware listed below

http://www.thefreecountry.com/utilities/backupandimage.shtml

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AndreTheGiant
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If your destination is a bigger (or equal) SATA disk you can also use a block copy operation.

For example you can use a live Linux distro and use dd command:

http://www.nilbus.com/linux/disk-copy.php

Andre

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