Troubleshooting: P2V Failure Issue with SCVMM 2008 or System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

When using System Center Virtual Machine Manager to perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) conversion, the job may fail at 60% with following error: "Error (2912) -An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the vmmserver.contoso.com server." "During the 'Make operating system virtualizable' step, files are copied from the destination host (the […]

When using System Center Virtual Machine Manager to perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) conversion, the job may fail at 60% with following error: "Error (2912) -An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the vmmserver.contoso.com server." "During the 'Make operating system virtualizable' step, files are copied from the destination host (the server that will host the virtualized system) to the SCVMM Server. This BITS operation fails due to a certificate problem as indicated by the error 0x80072F0C (ERROR_INTERNET_CLIENT_AUTH_CERT_NEEDED)," explains Microsoft in KB2385280.

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