You can choose not to copy a volume from the source machine to the destination virtual machine. During the conversion process, Converter Standalone ignores the deselected volumes and copies only the volumes that are selected.

The source virtual machine must have more than one volume to be able to deselect existing volumes.

Prerequisites

On the Options page of the Conversion wizard, click Data to copy in the options list.

Procedure

  1. From the Data copy type drop-down menu, select Select volumes to copy.
  2. Deselect the volumes that you do not want to copy to the destination virtual 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

The deselected volumes are ignored during the conversion process and do not appear on the destination virtual machine.