5.2. Preparing to convert a physical machine

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Before you use P2V, you must first prepare your conversion server and download and prepare the rhel-6.x-p2v.iso boot media. For full instructions see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation Guide. Note that there is one ISO image for both i386 and x86_64 architectures.

5.2.1. Install virt-v2v on a conversion server

A conversion server is any physical server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 or higher with the virt-v2v package installed on it. To install virt-v2v follow the instructions in Chapter 2, Installing virt-v2v. virt-v2v version 0.8.7-6 or higher is required.
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