During P2V conversation of a workgroup machine, the following error message may appear:
“Permission to perform this operation was denied”
a. Disable the Windows firewall on the source machine or allow File Sharing access from the P2V management station (e.g. SCVVM Server) to the source machine.
b. Disable the antivirus on the source machine.
c. Verity that you are using account with administrative privilege on the source machine. i.e. use the same useranme and password on the P2V management station (e.g. SCVVM Server) and on the source machine.
d. Follow the guidelines: