Invalid target disk adapter type: pvscsi

While trying to import an OVF into VMWare Workstation, I received the following error “Invalid target disk adapter type: pvscsi”.

To resolve this, I modified my .OVF file and changed the following line:


To the following:


Once that was changed, a re-hash of the .ovf and .vmdk files allowed me to import the OVF.

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"c:\program files\openssl-win64\bin\openssl.exe" virtualmachine.ovf virtualmachine.vmdk >

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