The big challenge while building VDI solution is converting user desktop to virtual with data, profiles and configuration.
Methods are followed:
1. P2V conversion – This is an easy method to migrate everything from user physical desktop to virtual
When you want to provide VMware Linked Clone VM for migrating user; How to migrate the user data with application setting/data?
Method 1: Provide the linked clone and migrate user data (only) using easy file transfer wizard in XP/Vista
Method 2: Use USMT (Workstation Migration Assistant – GUI wrapper for USMT) or CA – Desktop DNA to migrate the data with application configuration and setting.