A tool has been release that allows the mounting of other virtual disks formats also. I will demonstrate vmdk disk mounter using paragon.
1st paragon is free , but you have to get a registration & product key. This take a few seconds do and they send the key via email.
PRODUCT KEY: VMDK-MOUNTER-2014-434979472
SERIAL NUMBER: 51537-43450-1B2D9-8213A
After you run thru the installer and it can take some time, you can now execute the application. My 1st try at this software generated a mount_error. I never figured out why, and the vmdk in question works perfectly fine on the vmserver that hosts this image.
Now after you select a vmdk file, you can mount the vm-disk and it will show up into diskutil, mount and df details.
A puppylinux vdi image also gave errors;
Other vdi images gave errors also so I'm still investigating and WTF.
For now, the qcow format diskimage will have to wait. I've sent two email requesting more information from them and they have never responded for my request.
Phone: 1-888-347-5462 (1-888-DISK-IMAGE)
This tool is great for security analysis & forensic. You can mount these vm disk images RO using the cli option -readonly
vdmutil -verbose -vendor vmdk -readonly <image name >
NSE ( Network Security Expert) and Route/Switching Engineer.
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