First , can you try to convert your disk format. Ed 7 April 2011 at 1:12 am My host application crashed bringing down the guest VM machine. I guess the UUID is mapped correctly in your case, a5382f67-077d12c4. for that i have created two scsi hdd's on the first vm server from settings (one for cluster&one for quarom)the problem is that when i start first server its ok its
Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Failed To Lock The File
a.p. I know that this was posted years ago, but it still works today. Look how small the files are. VMX file can't add in inventory again !
DId I mess it up? Attached log. Sorry to have wasted your time =/ 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk '/vmfs/volumes ESXi 5.
The disk descriptor file for the virtual machine's disk does not exist or is corrupted. Connect with top rated Experts 15 Experts available now in Live! All rights reserved. lbmx.png lbmx2.png 0 LVL 117 Overall: Level 117 VMware 109 Virtualization 69 Message Active today Expert Comment by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)2012-04-03 Comment Utility Permalink(# a37802669) I think
After moving those files to a new location or deleting a snapshot file, attempting to boot the virtual machine returns the following error message: Cannot open the disk ‘XXXXXX.vmdk' or one Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Vmware Workstation Alfast 18 May 2012 at 10:48 am Thanks to KemPem! Zakaria 24 January 2014 at 4:43 pm All My Respect To People who try To find solutions to give to others.. 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
Failed To Start The Virtual Machine. Module Diskearly Power On Failed.
Tom 12 April 2012 at 5:59 am Thank you for the info it work like a charm!!! Just like the above thread suggested. Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Failed To Lock The File That may cause your issue."This issue occurs because the vmkernel multiextent module is no longer loaded by default in ESX/ESXi 4.1 Patch 8, ESXi 5.0 Patch 5 or ESXi 5.1"Please connect Missing Vmdk File Thanks dude DimaK 1 August 2012 at 12:22 am Many thanks Oliver!
The flat file exists when viewing the virtual machine's directory via the terminal, VMware vSphere Management Assistant (vMA), or VMware Command-Line Interface (vCLI). news The virtual machine now shows up fine, but when I go to power it on, I keep getting the error "An error was received from the ESX host while powering on This disk is comprised of a examplevm.vmdk descriptor file of under 1 KB, and a 10 GB examplevm-flat.vmdk flat file which contains virtual machine content. Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. The Parent Of This Virtual Disk Could Not Be Opened
So therefore we couldn't mount our VMDKs sto antoher server to extract data. However your article was not directly related to my issue it gave me an idea and I was able to recover the VM.. How important is this data? 2 Poblano OP BinarySlave Oct 30, 2014 at 3:43 UTC Kris, just tried your way, got same error. have a peek at these guys In the virtual machine's vmware.log file, you see messages similar to: Jul 22 09:22:32.141: vmx| DISKLIB-LINK : "myvm.vmdk" : failed to open (The system cannot find the file specified). Jul 22
This is currently in my .vmx text file- scsi0:0.fileName = "Windows 7 Ultimate.vmdk" How would I need to change it to make this work? Vmdk Was Not Found GRRR. 0 Mace OP Gabrielle.L Oct 30, 2014 at 4:11 UTC Does it come up with the same error when you go through the way described in that Again thank you thank you and thank you once again for the idea Egli 17 February 2016 at 3:03 pm Thanks heaps for this the removing the .lck folders is what
You may need to recreate missing header/descriptor files if: The virtual machine disk file listed in the Datastore Browser is your virtual machine's flat file, and does not have an icon.
In the path though, after volume, there are those random characters, is that some id that could have changed? 0 LVL 117 Overall: Level 117 VMware 109 Virtualization 69 Message What should I select for OS? (I don't remember if I used server 2008, 2012 etc on this one) Joseph, I tried a new VM without the space there, and still 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 Failed To Start The Virtual Machine. Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk Ideally, you would have wanted to do some sort of backup and restore process, or at the very least consolidating all the VM snapshots so that you could recreate the VMX
Here is the KB article on how to create a new descriptor file -- this is probably the next thing you want to try: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1002511 Recreate the descriptor, then go back and build Many thanks Oliver! Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. check my blog Verify the path is valid and try again.
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Thanks again!! I may have buggered it up good and proper now, removed disk and readded, tried to migrate, consolidate..vmx.encoding = "windows-1252"config.version = "8"virtualHW.version = "9"numvcpus = "4"cpuid.coresPerSocket = "2"vcpu.hotadd = "TRUE"memsize = Now, i had a problem i was unable to open .VMDK file(ECC6.0) because the snap shot support file with extension .VMX missing in its folder. If this works, you should get your system back in an up-to-date state.
The system cannot find the file specifiedVMware ESX cannot find the virtual disk "/vmfs/volumes/2ed60850-775890f5/Media Server/Media Server_2.vmdk". ECC6.0 file size is 207GB Hamid 17 September 2013 at 9:42 am KenPem's solution worked for me Anonymous 4 November 2013 at 3:07 pm Lol that people only compliment on KenPem. Rich 20 July 2016 at 9:09 am THANK YOU THANK YOU so much.