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Basti 29 August 2016 at 2:16 am KenPem's solution worked for me as well! When powering on a virtual machine, you see a File not found error. Re: Couldn't Power ON VM's after deploying them from a template using powercli !! Re: Couldn't Power ON VM's after deploying them from a template using powercli !!

Thin/tbz/sparse Disks Cannot Be Opened In Multiwriter Mode

Advanced Configuration options for VMware High Ava... Also, if you don't have any space left on any of your datastores to accommodate the thick disks and you really need to get one system up and running (degraded cluster), then you pic.twitter.com/j7sbqSH1CI < LIKE 2yearsago RT @MyVMUG: RT @davidmdavis: Attention all #VMUG Leaders - @pluralsight wants to help support you & your VMUG! Andy 9 June 2014 at 10:00 pm Thank you deleting folders containing .lck files did the trick thanks dinusha 8 October 2014 at 2:02 pm Delete .LCK folders works for me,

LucD Aug 15, 2013 11:40 AM (in response to saki893) Exactly, that's why I suggested to temporary detach, not delete, the harddisk from the controller.An alternative is to create a new The workaround solution - Open 'Edit Settings' for VM1 (the one in which folder the vmdk file is stored) - Select the affected disk which size you changed - On the Enable HD Audio in vSphere 5 First step is to un-register the VM from vCenter. Convert Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed To Thick Provision Eager Zeroed Symptoms Summary A virtual machine fails to power on with the error:Thin/TBZ disks cannot be opened in multiwriter mode.

However your article was not directly related to my issue it gave me an idea and I was able to recover the VM.. Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Failed To Lock The File Register. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Search for: Recent Posts Configuration Manager component status logs return 0 messages due to backlog in statmgr.box retry directory Windows 10 The controller is identified by the line scsi#.virtualDev, where # is the controller number.

To resolve this issue, see: Enabling clustering features for an existing virtual disk by converting in place (1035823) Enabling clustering features for an existing virtual disk by converting while copying (1003491) Vmware Shared Disk Between Virtual Machines 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 LucD Aug 15, 2013 11:05 AM (in response to saki893) Not at first sight.But which sharingmode are you trying to change to ?Is there already a harddisk connected to that controller 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

Bill Mike Daniels 4 November 2015 at 3:46 pm Thank you very much for this article. 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 Thin/tbz/sparse Disks Cannot Be Opened In Multiwriter Mode So the number of iterations are increasing drastically and execution time is increasing. Could Not Open/create Change Tracking File Your VM will start working once again.

Kwame 24 May 2012 at 2:28 am Deleting .lck folders worked for me too. More about the author This article helps you to recreate a lost virtual disk descriptor file. When trying to power up the VM vCenter spit the following error in the event logs and popped up an error window. Detailed steps To create a virtual machine disk: Log into the terminal of the ESXi/ESX host: For ESX 4.1 and earlier, see Connecting to an ESX host using a SSH client Module Diskearly Power On Failed.

By default when we create a vm or clone it from a template virtuallsilogic is the default scsi controller created with no sharing mode. saki893 Aug 15, 2013 10:12 AM (in response to LucD) Thanks LucD for looking into it. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) processor sup... check my blog 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.

Tom 12 April 2012 at 5:59 am Thank you for the info it work like a charm!!! Vmkfstools Verify that the virtual disk was created using the thick option. There may be more than one controller and controller type attached to the virtual machine, such as lsisas1068 (which is the LSILogic SAS controller), lsilogic, or buslogic.

Sometimes simple, sometimes complex, but hopefully informative to others.

So I turned both VMs down and increased the size of the affected disk to 9GB. SOLUTION: Delete any .LCK folders within the main VM folder. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Vmware Converter Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 2.

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. This works fine for me…Hope this helps anyone out there 😉 Yousef 14 April 2011 at 2:48 pm Delete .LCK folders works for me, Thanks a lot Mohammad 30 July 2011 Commit with OK - Click 'Edit Settings' of VM2 and remove the affected shared disk (vm1_2.vmdk) -> also remove from virtual machine and then click OK - Once more 'Edit Settings' http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-open/vmware-cannot-open-the-virtual-disk-for-clustering.php Create a bootable VMware ESXi 5 USB stick in Windo...

Instead of using the vmkfstools command, use the vmware-vdiskmanager utility. This is a workaround for anyone who might get into the same problem as I was today. Re: Couldn't Power ON VM's after deploying them from a template using powercli !! This example uses lsilogic:scsi0.present = "true"scsi0.sharedBus = "none"scsi1.present = "true"scsi1.sharedBus = "virtual"scsi1.virtualDev = "lsilogic"  Identify and record the exact size of the -flat file using a command similar to:# ls -l

The disk descriptor file for the virtual machine's disk does not exist or is corrupted. I received the following error message: Vmware ESX server cannot open the virtual disk "vmfs/volumes/.../vm1/vm1_2.vmdk" for clustering, please verify thatthe virtual disk was created using the 'thick' option. Toverify if avirtual diskis zeroedthick/eagerzeroedthick, seeDetermining if a VMDK is zeroedthick or eagerzeroedthick (1011170). cheers !

Alfast 18 May 2012 at 10:48 am Thanks to KemPem! The reason is I want to add atleast 3 virtual disks and 2 rdm mappings. Request unsuccessful. newsgator Bloglines iNezha Twitter Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Re: Couldn't Power ON VM's after deploying them from a template using powercli !! I'm filling in for our primary VM Engineer. Thin/TBZ/Sparse disks cannot be opened in multiwriter mode.VMware ESX cannot open the virtual disk "/vmfs/volumes/4aeea820-35be4511-2c45-001e4ffbde1f/ESXiA-VM1-win-lsi_4/ESXiA-VM1-win-lsi.vmdk" for clustering. Incapsula incident ID: 275001340011215190-24909246966728807 » IT tipps and howto's VMware: Error on boot of VM: ESX server cannot open the virtual disk for clustering.

I cannot change the scsi controller type too once the vm is deployed as I will be loosing the data right. For more information about platform-specific commands, see DOS versus Linux Commands from the Linux Documentation Project. You saved me hours of time. I found all the files, what to do with them?

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. Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 3.