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Cannot import Sandbox in fusion 5.03

  • #18126

    When I try importing the Sandbox into fusion I get the following error “Failed to open OVF descriptor”.
    running 64bit OS-X Mountain Lion with 8 Gb ram.

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  • #18128

    Found out that the sandbox is downloaded with the OVF extension but if changed to OVA it’s possible to import it.

    Seth Lyubich

    Hi Peter,

    Thanks for letting us know. I just tried downloading and I see that file is downloading with .OVA extension.



    Same experience for me — on Mac OS X — the download results in a .ovf file that Fusion 5.03 doesn’t like. Changing to .ova allowed the import to proceed.

    Ron Lee

    Hi! I am trying to see if I can duplicate this problem. What browser are you using? My test setup is OS X 10.8 and Fusion 5.0.3. You should be getting a .ova file.



    I was using latest Chrome browser, OS: 10.8.3, Fusion 5.0.3

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