How to convert OVA to OVF

You need to install OVF Tool as the very first step. https://techpartnerhub.vmware.com/development-tools/ovf/

Then, you may access the following path using Command Prompt.

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware OVF Tool\ [Windows x86]
  • C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware OVF Tool\ [Windows x64]

ovftool.exe path_to_ova_file.ova path_to_ovf_file.ovf

Likwise, you can do the conversion back and forth

ovftool.exe path_to_ovf_file.ovf path_to_ova_file.ova

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