27 January, 2020

PlateSpin and VMware Converter Comparison

P2V Product Comparison This is just a short overview of a couple of products that I have been comparing for a large amount of workloads. PlateSpin and VMware vCenter Converter both perform Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) server migrations to VMware virtualisation platforms. vCenter Converter however lacks many time and labour-saving automation capabilities, which leads to higher amounts […]


20 January, 2020

Copy Folders Permissions and Roles from vCenter

Copy Folders Permissions and Roles from vCenter During a recent migration of a large environment including hundreds of folders and permissions, there was no way I was going to manually write them out again, especially as the disaster recovery site requires the exact same hierarchy. Below you will find the same script I used to […]


13 January, 2020

vCenter Converter Considerations

vCenter Converter Considerations So there are still people out there looking to virtualise their existing server hardware as we don’t live in a complete virtualised world yet. With VMware vCenter Converter 6.2, you can migrate your workloads over to a vSphere environment, whether from a supported physical Linux or Windows server or even from VMware […]