P2V Conversation –“Permission to perform this operation was denied”

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Symptom During P2V conversation of a workgroup machine, the following error message may appear: “Permission to perform this operation was denied” Resolution 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: How to change the Remote...
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Removing old hardware after a P2V conversion

Friday, July 29, 2011

From time to time I get calls from IT teams that have stability and performance issues after completing P2V conversation. Mr. Eric Siebert wrote a nice manual on the steps that are needed to be done after completing P2V conversation: Removing old hardware after a P2V conversion From my own experience, I recommend also to  remove the following utilities/drivers: 1. Hardware vendor related utilities/drivers (e.g. Raid management utilities etc.). 2. P2V Agent. 3. “Teaming” utilities (Some of them require a manual uninstall process from the network adapter –> properties).
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