November 17, 2010

Create a copy of entire server on a VM

Hi,

I am a bit new to Virtual Machines and I wanted to try it on an upcoming project our company have.

We have a server with vSphere Hypervisor from VmWare and I have prepared it with three vm:s of appropriate sizes. I would like to get copies of our three live servers on these vm:s.

I remember my Linux teacher telling me this could be done in school once, but I can't find how.

Do any of you know how to do this?

The main thing is that the live servers must not be affected in any way.

Any help is greatly appreciated.