Can you dispel a magic effect you can't perceive? 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 Incoming Links vmdk file cannot be deleted from Data store Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Request unsuccessful. Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 6.
Vmware Cannot Delete File From Datastore
As you can see from the commands below, I've done all the right things...but just can't delete it! Since this is missing it can't be attached to any other VM, can it?thx Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 8. Of course this is also not absolutely foolproof. 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
Any ideas? 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, Just make a self post! Error: Inappropriate Ioctl For Device Now here is the situation.
Now try and delete the file that was locked. Vmware.log Device Or Resource Busy Writing a singleton as a countable intersection How can I open the next/previous file alphabetically? Traceroute and vMotion Traffic on vSphere Recently I received a question about the behavior of the traceroute command. The same thing could have been accomplished without downtime by opening the virtual machines' settings and removing the .ISO from the CDROM device field.
Being an .ISO file, was it possibly attached to one of the running virtual machines? Error Caused By File /vmfs/volumes/ Would the members of an online imageboard (or any community) be able to build a post-apocalytic society upon their reputation? Visio Stencil Links for VCDX Defence with updated Links I'm putting here all the links from where you can download the#VMware #Visio #Stencils if you are preparing for VCDX Defense or Blog Archive May (3) March (2) February (2) January (2) December (2) October (2) September (2) August (6) May (2) February (2) January (6) November (1) October (6) September (4) August
Vmware.log Device Or Resource Busy
Done. http://softwaredevelopercertification.com/cannot-delete/vmware-cannot-delete-file-vmdk.php Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1014165 regards bhanu 0 LVL 23 Overall: Level 23 Linux 13 VMware 5 Message Assisted Solution by:Mysidia2011-08-29 Mysidia earned 200 total points Comment Utility Permalink(# a36446946) I would suggest following Spam Filter: The spam filter can get a bit ahead of itself. Vmware Cannot Delete Iso File From Datastore
I would suggest you go to each powered on virtual machine.. If you are an employee, please PM VMwareTech or alytle for verification instructions and we will add it to yours as well! Instead you can make use of vmkfstools: SSH to each ESX host in turn and run the following command: vmkfstools -L release /vmfs/volumes/xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxx/xxxxxx-flat.vmdk There are two potential errors: Could not open this content Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM LarsLiljeroth Feb 20, 2008 6:55 AM (in response to GreyhoundHH) Did you solve this issue ?
Get trending threat insights on hackers, exploits, and suspicious IP addresses delivered to your inbox with our free Cyber Daily. Vmkfstools Inappropriate Ioctl For Device VMware Network Ports Diagrams (vSphere, vCloud, vCenter, SRM, VR, VCD, Update Manager) For long time there are various Diagrams when it comes to configuring Firewall and make the changes on the Its free.
If this is local storage, matters should be pretty easy, and you can use vmkfstools to break the lock, potentially, although you should try rebooting the host before resorting to such
There are some ways to potentially break the lock and manipulate the file anyways, but they are quite dangerous, and may lead to an outage if you are actually in error You resolved this by entering maintenance mode (thus shutting down all of the running VM's). Next : did you verify if there is any linked clone or anything else. Can't Remove Device Or Resource Busy I've been able to clean up after all but one. # rm old.vmdk rm: can't remove 'old.vmdk': Device or resource busy No VMs are accessing it.
Some commands are in original state without a... Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM GreyhoundHH Feb 18, 2008 5:02 AM (in response to LarsLiljeroth) Hi!Yeah, I had this also in my mind, but I was hoping to find Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM LarsLiljeroth Feb 18, 2008 4:19 AM (in response to GreyhoundHH) As far as i know there is no way to see what is locking have a peek at these guys Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM GreyhoundHH Feb 18, 2008 6:39 AM (in response to demz) I was thinking of this possibility too and asked the customer if he could
Join Now For immediate help use Live now! Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity Vmware Expand Drive - Thick Provision Eager Zero 5 48 24d Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy Server (@SSP) 7 28 7d over provisioning storage 6 27 http://glazenbakje.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/how-to-delete-a-vmdk-from-vmware-esx-4-1-when-you-are-unable-to-do-it/ Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM GreyhoundHH Feb 18, 2008 5:44 AM (in response to TCP) Hi!The VM has already been destroyed, there are no other files left than those
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 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 Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM aldin Feb 18, 2008 7:11 AM (in response to GreyhoundHH) is that VM cloned? The answer is still pending...But what I'm wondering now is that there are only the *-flat.vmdk files left, not the one without "-flat".
You can not post a blank message. Please message the moderators and we'll pull it back in. VMware Virtualization Configuring vCenter Server Storage Filters Video by: Brian Teach the user how to use configure the vCenter Server storage filters Open vSphere Web Client: Navigate to vCenter Server Advanced Deleting a vmdk fails for the VM which is not longer in use There are few articles you can find here which discusses all these conditions and how to resolve them.
You should find that the file can now be deleted. 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 ? Unless your VMFS volume has some damage to it as a result of unclean shutdowns... 0 LVL 38 Overall: Level 38 Linux 33 VMware 2 Message Expert Comment by:wesly_chen2011-08-28 Comment How do you enchant items with Lapis Luzuli?
Everything virtual. so the options are to wait or to force delete these files using vmkfstools. Leave a Comment Cancel reply
Re: Can't delete files of destroyed VM demz Feb 18, 2008 7:19 AM (in response to GreyhoundHH) Just create a new VM with similar settings and replace its -flat.vmdk files(edit the Polyglot Anagrams Cops' Thread Does an Eldritch Knight's war magic allow Extra Attacks? SUBSCRIBE Join & Write a Comment Already a member?