If your source machine is running services that you want to start on the destination virtual machine after conversion, you can power off the source machine to avoid interference between source and destination services.

Prerequisites

On the Options page of the Conversion wizard, click Advanced options in the options list.

Procedure

  1. Click the Post-conversion tab.
  2. In the Post-conversion power state panel, select Power off source machine.

    This option appears in the Post-conversion power state panel only if the conversion source is a remote powered on machine.

  3. Save your settings.

    Option

    Description

    Select another option from the options list

    Saves your settings and displays the pane for the selected option.

    Click Next

    Saves your settings and displays the next page of the Conversion wizard.

    • The Customizations page is displayed if you select Customize guest preferences for the virtual machine in the Advanced options pane.

    • The Summary page is displayed if you do not select Customize guest preferences for the virtual machine in the Advanced options pane.

Results

Converter Standalone powers off the source machine after the conversion is complete.