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I'm running into this exact issue as well. Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 5. I have followed several kb articles and even removed the ESXi host from the cluster completely after verifying that it was the ESXi host causing the lock by finding the MAC When checking the virtual machine log file vmware.log in the home directory of the VM, the following entry can be found: 2015-03-05T20:08:25.112Z| vcpu-0| I120: AIOGNRC: Failed to open '/vmfs/volumes/0025909bfda0/WinVM/WinVM-flat.vmdk' : Failed
Cannot Delete Vmx.lck File
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Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 14. You can not post a blank message. I have no clue how to resolve this as all of the suggestions I have found don't seem to work. Cannot Open The Disk Failed To Lock The File If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.Ok
Reply Jeena Me says 22 November 2010 at 12:24 pm I had the same problem and to unlock such file nothing helped but a tool available at http://pathtoodeep.com Reply Luis says Lock [type 10c00001 The process that created the lock is not running. On Linux hosts, the filenames of the lock files end in .WRITELOCK. Technorati Tags: VMware,ESXi,ESX,“Unable to access a file since it is locked”,P2V,Convertor,disk,locked,access,unable Why not take a look at my other related posts?: Scripting a log file name to include the current date
Vmx.lck Unable To Add To Inventory
When trying to delete it, I get "invalid argument". Dump the log information: vmkfstools -D /vmfs/volumes/path/to/myvm1 Check the log: less /var/log/vmkernel ...Dec 15 14:31:34 vm19 vmkernel: 1:02:11:14.325 cpu3:1038)Lock [type 10c00001 offset 30439424 v 21, hb offset 4154368Dec 15 14:31:34 vm19 Cannot Delete Vmx.lck File I've restarted the host that has the MAC address shown when running vmkfstools -D lockfile. Unable To Access File Since It Is Locked Consolidate Re: can't register/add to inventory a vm because of locked file hodo Oct 16, 2013 10:29 AM (in response to swspjcd) Was this ever resolved?
It is a VMFS datastore, not NFS. On Windows hosts, the filenames of the lock files end in .lck. To fix this you need to release the lock on the file. this content When checking the VM and creating new snapshots, all works well.
now you can power on all the other esx hosts Reply zinto says 25 June 2010 at 5:44 am Removed vm from inventory and re-added it - started OK then. Vmx File Locked Cannot Add To Inventory Add the VM back to Inventory and Power ON the VM, it should work.Thanks,Avinash Like Show 1 Like (1) Actions 4. Even when powering off the ESXi host that has that MAC address and trying to delete the file on oanother ESXi host, I still get "invalid argument" when trying to delete
But the investigation is before the fix, so let´s start with that first.
Normally you would expect a locked file message also when starting the VM. Please type your message and try again. 1 2 Previous Next 21 Replies Latest reply: Aug 20, 2015 1:06 PM by porantes can't register/add to inventory a vm because of locked This may have occurred due to a VM move where the VM used have disks located on different LUN’s or similar which have now been moved onto the same LUN and Vmware Kb Investigating Virtual Machine File Locks On Esxi/esx He loves working in the ever changing IT industry & spends most of his time working with Virtualization, Cloud & other Enterprise IT based technologies, in particular VMware, EMC and HP
TagsAIR Backup Certification cluster datastore Designing DR DRS dvs ESXi HA HP Hyper-V hyperic Lab log insight Monitoring MSDP NBU Appliance NBU Catalog Nexus 1000v NSX password patching performance Proliant Replication If the virtual machine did not use locks, multiple virtual machines might read and write to the disk, causing data corruption. are you having NFS storage if so1. have a peek at these guys If earlier point is unsuccessful, continue to attempt a power on of the virtual machine on other hosts in the cluster.
Re: can't register/add to inventory a vm because of locked file swspjcd Sep 24, 2013 11:45 AM (in response to Avinash21) Here is the output.Lock [type 10c00001 offset 4405248 v 132, In meantime, migrate all VMs from original ESXi host (last known where VM to be running on) and reboot th host. The locking mechanism for VMFS volumes is handled within VMFS metadata on the volume so if you face problem with VM located on VMFS datastore, you should follow below steps: Migrate As always before performing anything; check, double check, test and always ensure you have a backup.
Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 13. Also, check out Tecumseh's posting here. 2. Get the last part of that hex value "e18b9e6d24b6". Re: can't register/add to inventory a vm because of locked file Troy Clavell Sep 24, 2013 6:54 AM (in response to swspjcd) not sure if you've seen the below KB, but
There are some possibilities to solve the problem depending on datastore location: If you face problem with VM located on NFS datastore, you can follow below steps: Log in to the