and then Highlight the VMX file in databrowser and select Add to Inventory. SOLUTION: Delete any .LCK folders within the main VM folder. Thanks! 0 Comment Question by:cvonrabe Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/27660770/VMware-ESX-cannot-find-the-virtual-disk.htmlcopy LVL 117 Active today Best Solution byAndrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) could you do ls -al also check the It appears the file it cant find is right there. http://softwaredevelopercertification.com/cannot-open/vmware-esx-cannot-find-the-virtual-disk.php
I struggled for 4 days until I found this artcle was in shambles becasue the way that the experts setup one of our VMs was in a RAID 5 wtihin the Mark 8 August 2012 at 11:48 am Many thanks, deleting the .lck worked, now I should just do a back up just to be safe. Thanks 0 LVL 117 Overall: Level 117 VMware 109 Virtualization 69 Message Active today Expert Comment by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)2011-05-25 Comment Utility Permalink(# a35833654) You really need Covered by US Patent.
Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Failed To Lock The File
ESXi 5. hiper 9 December 2011 at 6:21 am I had the same problem, but I noticed that my harddisk had no space available, I did a cleaning and VMW is working again. I also don't understand the instruction and being that I could not locate the .lck, there was zero to delete. Riyaz 28 November 2011 at 12:18 pm Hi, I have 2 virtual machine on vmware 1.0.3 doing cluster in a box setup.
Alfast 18 May 2012 at 10:48 am Thanks to KemPem! Missing Vmdk File This saved me from a failed Backup overnight. If this works, you should get your system back in an up-to-date state. But I did not realise they were snapshot files with the configuration files.
You can read or write to the vmdk file without loading the virtual system. Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk '/vmfs/volumes Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? I have 2 VMs which run SQL on Windows 2003. Thanks for the idea.
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VMware Virtualization Advanced .VMX File Configuration Video by: Brian Teach the user how to edit .vmx files to add advanced configuration options Open vSphere Web Client: Edit Settings for a VM: Randika 2 December 2012 at 4:27 am Thanks Alot…you are saved my life…:D Shahbz 21 January 2013 at 5:28 am when i power on my machine it will show this error Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Failed To Lock The File Rob 30 August 2013 at 7:21 am Thanks. Vmdk Was Not Found Register.
For example, if your virtual machine was named "Windows XP Professional", the line would read: scsi0:0.fileName = "Windows XP Professional.vmdk" Power on the VM. news Bill Mike Daniels 4 November 2015 at 3:46 pm Thank you very much for this article. AT10 Jul 19, 2013 2:38 AM (in response to vBrendan) julienvarela Your cause is correct but the command is wrongvBrendan The correct command it vmkfstools -i K2 Core 4.1-cl4-000001.vmdk newname.vmdk -d VMware ESX cannot find the virtual disk "/vmfs/volumes/4dd3a060-3b09a4b0-6dc6-0024e87388ba/Server1/Server1.vmdk". Failed To Start The Virtual Machine. Module Diskearly Power On Failed.
Your VM will start working once again. will it save the snapshot files in DatastoreA. I ended up doing the same as KenPem. have a peek at these guys i got same issue and deleted .LCK folder , it works ….
Last night a server went down but i dont know if its about vDR or anything else. Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Vmware Workstation The official stance is that you really shouldn’t have more than one snap at a time and that you should not leave them out there for long periods of time. So I have it open and I can see the path (which it obviously can't find) How do I know what the path should be? 0 LVL 117 Overall: Level
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Pankaj Kapoor 31 March 2016 at 12:09 am Delete .LCK folders works for me Bijay shankar jha 2 June 2016 at 6:51 pm I will need to delete any .LCK file Cannot open the disk '/vmfs/volumes/4dc669b6-033ece28-688a-001b2112f5a9/Server1/Server1-000002.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on. So therefore we couldn't mount our VMDKs sto antoher server to extract data. Failed To Start The Virtual Machine. Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk You saved me hours of time.
I know that this was posted years ago, but it still works today. Reason: The system cannot find the file specified. It showed up as an unidentified VM. check my blog Bill 31 December 2014 at 10:21 pm I need help.
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