This article covers the steps to migrate a VMware ESX virtual machine over to an Oracle Virtual Machine. These steps should work with either OVM 2.x or 3.x
Download and install “VMware OVFTOOL 1.0” from the VMware site. You must register to get it.
Unzip your VMware appliance into a directory on your windows or linux machine.
Run the following command to export the vmx file to ovf
C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware OVF Tool>ovftool.exe –skipManifestCheck c:\temp\
Opening VMX source: c:\temp\opsview-appliance\opsview-appliance.vmx
Opening OVA target: c:\temp\john.ova
Writing OVA package: c:\temp\john.ova
Disk Transfer Completed
Import the charliebrown.ovf into OVM 3.x as an assembly. Once charlie has been imported create a vm from the template as usual.
Grab a glass of milk and a cookie.