VMware Fusion Export VM to OVA

By Zilli,

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Command line method for exporting to the Open Virtual Appliance (OVA) format from VMware Fusion. Use the OVF tool. The following provides a command line synopsis.

# VMware Fusion Export VM to OVA
# Zilli 20180730

$ cd /Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/VMware\ OVF\ Tool
$ ./ovftool --acceptAllEulas \

> /Users/Me/Documents/Virtual\ Machines.localized/theVM.vmwarevm/TheVM.vmx \
> ~/Desktop/TheVM.ova

Opening VMX source: [...]
Opening OVA target: [...]
Writing OVA package: /Users/me/Desktop/TheVM.ova
Transfer Completed                    
Completed successfully

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