You can minimize the downtime of important services by powering on the destination virtual machine immediately after the conversion is complete.

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 on destination 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

After the conversion, Converter Standalone powers on the destination machine.