vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5

vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5 launched.

The VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5 includes the following new functionality:

  • Support for virtual machine hardware version 10 (62TB disks, virtual SATA controllers, etc.)
  • Support for RedHat KVM virtual machines as a source
  • A new option for selecting the network adapter for the target virtual machine
  • Support for additional guest operating systems
  • Parallel disk conversions

Supported Guest Operating Systems

Converter Standalone 5.5 supports the following guest operating systems:

Supported Operating Systems

Converter Standalone Support

Source for Powered On Machine Conversions

Source for Virtua Machine Conversions

Configuration Source

Windows XP Professional (32-bit and 64-bit) SP3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) SP2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) SP2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) SP2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.x (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.x (32- bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.x (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.x (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.x (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
Ubuntu 12.x (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
Ubuntu 13.04 (32-bit and 64-bit) No Yes Yes No
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