Try it out. How to prove that authentication system works, and that the customer is using the wrong password? I've just taken over this environment and can't tell if it has been cloned, but I doubt that it has been creatied in ESX 2.x.Since I'm not supposed to do any If there's no .vmdk (descriptor), the concerned VM won't be able to start after a shutdown !Try first the way I told you recreating a VM and replace the -flat.vmdk. check over here
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Do I really need to reboot? (self.vmware)submitted 2 years ago by BitingChaosI had copied some virtual machines over from an old VMware 2.0 install running on Windows. share|improve this answer answered Feb 14 '13 at 5:25 TSG 88821327 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM aldin Feb 18, 2008 7:11 AM (in response to GreyhoundHH) is that VM cloned? Inappropriate Ioctl For Device Vmware It helped me to solve this problem easily.
Our solutions was to restart every host in our cluster once at a time. Delete Vmx.lck File I just can't delete it. # vmkfstools -D old.vmdk Lock [type 10c00001 offset 76863488 v 1007, hb offset 3723264 gen 93, mode 2, owner 00000000-00000000-0000-000000000000 mtime 14296 num 1 gblnum 0 I hope that will release the lock on those files.I'll keep this thread updated as soon as I can see any progress..cya Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 1 2 Previous permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]BitingChaos[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)I obviously broke something with the system.
And how can I finally remove this folder? Unable To Access File Since It Is Locked After the 7 host out of 9 we were able to delete the files... Possible repercussions from assault between coworkers outside the office Word for a Fact Believed by a Sub-Culture Departing from airport before visa is valid, but arriving when it is Wrong way To identify the VMware ESX server that holds the lock, used the following command: vmkfstools -D /vmfs/volumes/ This command reports in the vmkernel.log the MAC address of the ESX server
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Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM demz Feb 18, 2008 6:21 AM (in response to GreyhoundHH) Are you sure that the disk isn't attached to another VM ? host reboot is not an option at this time due to production environment. The following PowerCLI script displays all MAC address of all VMware ESX servers and displays this in a gridview. 001 Connect-viserver vCenterserver Get-vmhostnetworkadapter|Selectvmhost,mac|Out-GridView With a gridview it is possible to filter http://softwaredevelopercertification.com/cannot-delete/vmware-cannot-delete-vmdk-file-device-or-resource-busy.php This is what I get when attempting to delete the folder:########################[email protected] yyy_zzz# rm -rf VM/rm: cannot remove `VM//VM_2-flat.vmdk': Device or resource busyrm: cannot remove `VM//VM-flat.vmdk': Device or resource busyrm: cannot remove
Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM GreyhoundHH Feb 20, 2008 7:37 AM (in response to LarsLiljeroth) No, not really :/I've informed the customer that we should try to reboot the Owner 00000000-00000000-0000-000000000000 I deleted the old disk ("rm old.vmdk") I imported the machine with vSphere. Please type your message and try again. 1 2 Previous Next 27 Replies Latest reply: Mar 25, 2013 11:37 AM by gguereque Can't delete files of destroyed VM GreyhoundHH Feb 19,
And it has loads of pre-built scripts built in so that you don't have to write your own PowerCLI scripts.
Still can't delete it. –TSG Feb 14 '13 at 5:14 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I finally put the server into Maintenance Mode and then could delete it. In most organizations, VMs contain many duplicate copies of data, such as VMs deployed from the same template, VMs with the same OS, or VMs that h… VMware Storage Software Virtualization Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM stuart ling Feb 18, 2008 6:07 AM (in response to GreyhoundHH) Is it possible that these disks are mounted on another VM? Unlock Vmx File What can I do to find out which process/system is locking those files?
Any method I try will involve taking the system down and rebooting it, which means the whole "file locking" issue should be taken care of as well. :/ permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldaboutblogaboutsource codeadvertisejobshelpsite Why does Cutie act like this and lesser robots listen to it? Click Edit settings look at each hard disk, and verify your particular file is not referred, nor any filename like it. http://softwaredevelopercertification.com/cannot-delete/vmware-cannot-delete-vmdk-file-device-resource-busy.php Dealing With Dragonslayers Scheduling a task into a period within a day, depending on whether or not it is a weekend Would the members of an online imageboard (or any community)
I can move it to another directory. I tried to delete the VMDK by command line and by using the datastore browser. Just curious for future reference... /lars Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 14. All rights reserved.
As you can see from the commands below, I've done all the right things...but just can't delete it! lsof shows no processes using the file. /vmfs/volumes/4ed306ea-ac7ce83d-0559-001731f8a1de/ISO Images # touch BADFILE touch: BADFILE: Device or resource busy /vmfs/volumes/4ed306ea-ac7ce83d-0559-001731f8a1de/ISO Images # vmkfstools -D BADFILE Lock [type 10c00001 offset 10063872 v 215, Thanks!Message was edited by: GreyhoundHH 19567Views Tags: none (add) esxContent tagged with esx This content has been marked as final. MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles Videos Courses Contribute Products BackProducts Gigs Live Courses Vendor Services Groups Careers Store Headlines Website Testing Ask a Question
Anyways, you haven't shown enough information about the filename to determine if we're talking about a VM's descriptor file (virtual machine name).vmdk, a flat file with actual data