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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. also if i go settings on the virtual server i get ( memory 384mb/hard disk scsi 0:0/hard disk scsi 1:0/hard disk scsi 2:0/cd rom ide 1:0/floppy/ethernet brigded/ethnernet host only/processors 1. Everything worked fine, no problems, no errors. Attempting WinMount but it says… Winmount can not mount this file… Is it because it's version 2.0? have a peek at these guys

VMware Support has suggested to bring down the number of LUNs connected to a single host and to upgrade to vSphere 5.5. Reason: Directory not empty. Re: failed to lock the file cannot open the disk ash2007 Nov 4, 2014 5:33 AM (in response to radriaanse) Thanks ! From time to time, I want to copy just the minimum files for a VMware virtual machine: the two .vmdk files and the .vmx file.

Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On. Failed To Lock The File

Show 22 replies 1. But it also work for me! I was tried using SAP BW .VMX file by changing some necessary fields in the code through notepad and stored in ECC location with .VMX extension. How do I make an alien technology feel alien?

Re: failed to lock the file cannot open the disk vincentml Jan 14, 2015 9:32 PM (in response to radriaanse) Thanks worked fine after deleting the 2 *lck directories and files Also my Snapshot will not install either. Sounds like your files might be locked. 0 Tabasco OP Anthony384 Nov 18, 2013 at 2:29 UTC Plesim is an IT service provider. _Justin_ wrote: Have you tried Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk '/vmfs/volumes But when I want to open the file in vmware on my Ubtunu machine (a.t.m.

You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. Related Related posts: Ubuntu: How to uninstall VMWare Player or VMWare Workstation CentOS 6.x: VMware Repo for VMware tools x86_64 Linux / VMware: Howto Increase a / (Root) LVM partition on Go to the Directory where the files are located. # ls -al       to show the content of the directory. perfectly worked.

Ok, 1. Could Not Open/create Change Tracking File Alfast 18 May 2012 at 10:48 am Thanks to KemPem! Life saver this has just sprang my fileserver back into life after trying various other more complicated things! A Patient Saftey server is back online in minutes!!!!

Failed To Start The Virtual Machine. Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk

Share this:PrintEmailLinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogleMoreRedditPocketTumblrPinterestLike this:Like Loading... just create a new VM but select the option to not make or start a system now then close the CM and copy the VMDK file create from the new VM Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On. Failed To Lock The File VMware's KB were not working / not easily understandable. Cannot Open The Disk '/vmfs/volumes Failed To Lock The File Backups stopped. 2.

esxi, vCenter, VMware cannot open disk, cbt, change tracking file, changetrackpath, vmdk. More about the author In the top right corner, what do you see for the full path of each hard disk file? You saved me hours of time. Just run after a VM host crash into the following error when trying to restart the VM. "Cannot open the disk ‘…/VMWare/Windows 7/Windows 7-000002.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it Module Disk Power On Failed Failed To Start The Virtual Machine

May 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM Telmo Stefani said... Could be snapshots from a backup product. "secretary-000001.vmdk" with the "-000001" is the standard naming convention for VMware's snapshots. Any thought…? http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-open/vmware-cannot-open-disk.php Great and simple solution, I was working on mac recovery software and had source code which I didn't checkin and my VM was not booting.

Ok, figured out the problem.  Reran a full backup (took 24 hours for 1 TB sent to an external drive).  Tried restarting VM and now noticed the error message was the Vmware Unable To Open File Vmdk The System Cannot Find The File Specified When the VM is running, don't forget to exit your SSH session and disable SSH Service on the host. Find a mistake in the following bogus proof Wrong way on a bike lane?

is it to change scsi0:0.fileName = “Windows XP Professional.vmdk” to scsi0:0.fileName = “~1kb.vmdk” or what exactly.

I ended up doing the same as KenPem. None whatsoever.  I wasn't even aware the snapshots were being created.  I was only backing up the data itself from the VM and it was taking a while.  I then wanted Help Desk » Inventory » Monitor » Community » current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Module Disk Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk Nope.  150GB free on the same datastore the vm is located and 30GB on a secondary datastore that's associated to the same vm (extra hd space). 0 Tabasco

I would follow this KB article to try and consolidate those snapshot files via the command line: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1002310

0 Tabasco OP Anthony384 Nov 21, 2013 at 4:19 UTC Re: failed to lock the file cannot open the disk radriaanse Jan 9, 2014 6:30 AM (in response to radriaanse) yes, i'm running as admin/root. We have recently upgraded our vCentre to vSphere 6 from vSphere 5 so unsure is that is the cause. news What do you call the practice of using (overly) complex words specific to a subject?

Jeff1792 wrote: Check out this VMWare help: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1004232

    I actually read the same kb article and stopped after the 3rd step.  The CIDs do match as I stated.  I still can't open the machine and It automatically re-makes the vmx.lck folder.Inside the folder:M53809.mck Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 8. You are really great :-) January 18, 2013 at 10:27 AM IT Bloke said... Re: failed to lock the file cannot open the disk mayoufk Apr 28, 2015 4:26 AM (in response to YadiJafari) Hi There,You saved my day YadiJafari....I deleted (and backed up just

Robin 29 November 2011 at 6:55 am Big thanks to KemPem, deleting .LCK folders worked for me aswell. DO NOT USE these steps if you need to retain any changes made to the virtual machine since the last snapshot: Open the *.vmx file in a text editor and find There were 3 folders and no files with this extension in my case.I restarted my VM and it worked again correctly.Thanks dude.Cheers,Mayouf.k Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 1 2 Previous September 26, 2013 at 7:43 AM dungtt said... @vExpert2013: thanks for your advice, but it didn't work with me.

I wish I understood why that occurred? Like Show 6 Likes (6) Actions 6. Reason: The system cannot find the file specified. ESX 5 does not power down VM under the same circumstances.

Because you have the free version, I think you'll have to convert the disks using the command line tool, vmkfstools: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1028042

Regarding the mismatching content IDs...you are getting into some hot Ragaei Mahmoud 25 July 2016 at 7:04 am Another solution if deleting the .LCK does not resolve the issue.