vCenter Converter Standalone is a handy tool used to convert Windows or Linux computers to different types of VMware virtual machines. You can convert physical or virtual machines, and even AWS or Azure instances. VMware released few days ago vCenter Converter Standalone 6.2, a version which supports VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1.
vCenter Converter Standalone New Features
- Support for vSphere 6.5 Update 1 endpoints.
- Support for new guest operating systems: Windows Server 2016 and Ubuntu 16.
- New configuration option for Linux migrations. You can provide a path for the temporary files of vmware-sysinfo to be extracted and executed.
- New configuration option to change the default destination provisioning disk type from thick to thin.
You can opt to install the Convertor on a variety of operating systems, ranging from Windows Vista SP2 to Windows 10 and from Windows Server 2008 SP2 to the latest Windows Server 2016.