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.GHO image files cannot be converted (1003228)

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  • Cannot select Symantec Ghost/Norton Ghost image files as source for a virtual to virtual conversion.
  • .GHO files cannot be selected as a source.

Solution

Image files created in the  .GHO format are not supported by VMware vCenter Converter. You must use an image format with the file extension .sv2i .
 
The following Symantec formats are supported by Converter 4.x:
  • Norton Ghost version 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 12.0, 13.0, and 14.0 (.sv2i files only).
  • Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery (formerly LiveState Recovery) 6.5, 7.0, 8.0, and 8.5.
  • LiveState Recovery 3.0 and 6.0.
A detailed list of supported formats for Converter 4.x is included in the VMware vCenter Converter 4.0.1 User's Guide.
 
Note: For formats supported in Converter 3.0.x, refer to the  VMware Converter 3.0.3 User's Manual.

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