Cannot convert a physical server to a VM because the disk configuration is not populated.

Problem

Trying to convert a physical backup to a virtual machine, but getting an issue with the system configuration not being populated when running through the wizard.

Error Message

"System configuration is not specified".

Cause

Unlicensed version of ESXi.

Solution

Licensed the ESXi node and now the option to convert is available.

Note: For more information on ESXi license and to obtain the ESXi license, kindly contact the Vmware Support team: www.vmware.com/

 

Applies To

 ESXi and BE 2012

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