Workaround: To perform a clone, copy, or migration operation on the virtual disks of hosted formats, you need to load the VMkernel multiextent module into ESXi. Covered by US Patent. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. After doing some research I finally was able to understand and fix this issue - it is described in VMware KB2036572: In ESXi 5.1 the VMkernel multiextent module is no longer http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-open/vmware-esx-the-system-cannot-find-the-file-specified.php
Just that option, and then edit VMX. Because I saw in DatastoreA(vmx location) there were vmdks of E/F/G Drive and size and provisioned. The video has my comments as text on the screen and you can pause anytime when needed. My virtual machine crashed and ever since I can't access my virtual disk, I get the following error. "Unable to change virtual machine power state: Unable to open file "/home/bill/vms/Windows 7
Cannot open the disk '/vmfs/volumes/7b3bc5ab-c0ecbc4c/140114_231239/Backup-Management_1-config.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on. I was trying to import a virtual appliance (the Bitnami ownCloud stack) into my lab ESXi host. Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Ardamis Menu Skip to content HomeAboutPortfolioColophonContact VMware "Cannot open the disk ‘XXXXXX.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on." 52 All rights reserved.
After cloning the disk you can unload the module again with vmkload_mod -u multiextent. This can be changed to a snapshot LUN if required. 0 Message Author Comment by:gs1uk2011-05-25 Comment Utility Permalink(# a35832746) But in my case I got the snapshots in the other 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. Failed To Start The Virtual Machine. Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk For using it in ESXi instructions were given to clone the disk into an ESXi supported disk format using vmkfstools like this: vmkfstools -i bitnami-owncloud-4.5.5-0-ubuntu-12.04.vmdk owncloud.vmdk On my ESXi 5.1
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 Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Failed To Lock The File Importing virtual disks of hosted formats in ESXi ... 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. Skip to content Joost van der Made BLOG My Personal View On "ThINgS"!
Sorry for a weird question :( 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 Module Diskearly Power On Failed. Cannot Open The Disk '/vmfs/volumes Attempting WinMount but it says… Winmount can not mount this file… Is it because it's version 2.0? I don't know what informations you need so just ask. ESXi Patch Tracker Tweets of @ESXiPatches View on web Google Ads Blog Archive ► 2016 (8) ► July (1) ► June (1) ► April (1) ► March (2) ► February (2)
How to avoid it? 0 Comment Question by:gs1uk Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/27059343/The-system-cannot-find-the-file-specified-Vmware.htmlcopy LVL 117 Active today Best Solution byAndrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) here we go... (what we Show 2 replies 1. Vmware Unable To Open File Vmdk The System Cannot Find The File Specified So the snapshot is being stored in the folder with the VMX, which is the main working directory for the VM. Missing Vmdk File 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
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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 Unable to open file "C:DownloadsMac OS X Lion 10.7.4 VMware ImageMac OS X Lion 10.7.4 VMware ImageMac OS X LionMac OS X Lion.vmdk": One of the disks in this virtual machine Post navigation ← A PHP function to sum values in associative arrays Circumventing Cisco Security Agent → 52 thoughts on “VMware "Cannot open the disk ‘XXXXXX.vmdk' or one of the snapshot news This usage goes way back to the days when vCenter usage wasn't mainstream and on the old ESX Admin I & II courses you used sysprep manually, before "exporting" the flat
But I renamed the folder when they server was live how did it allow me to do it? Vmdk Was Not Found 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. Reason: The system cannot find the file specified.
Incapsula incident ID: 277000460008839708-52171530403381994 Request unsuccessful. So I googled that http://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere5/doc/vsphere-esx-vcenter-server-51-release-notes.html to check out what the statement says: Clone or migration operations that involve non-VMFS virtual disks on ESXi fail with an error No matter whether you 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 Could Not Open/create Change Tracking File Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity vsphere data centrer shutdown 3 32 32d ESXi 6.0.0 - vmdk file locked and cannot be moved after move operation 30 60 10d Free
Why did the snapshot fail? 2. Last night a server went down but i dont know if its about vDR or anything else. I've found that following the steps below fixes the problem and allows me to boot the virtual machine as it existed at the time of creation. More about the author Ashraf 10 October 2011 at 4:20 am Delete .LCK folders works for me, Thanks a lot KenPem Tintin 7 November 2011 at 2:06 am where is this directory on Linux? "D:\Programs\Virtual
THX!!! Each hard disk is stored in on file. is there any problem in the settings?.please help. Zakaria 24 January 2014 at 4:43 pm All My Respect To People who try To find solutions to give to others..
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. Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: VMware Front Experience Taking server virtualization down from the clouds to real life How to recover the data from the VMDKs? 4. Google is your friend so I asked her and I found the solution ! #vmkload_mod multiextent Module multiextent loaded successfully And now I was able to use vmkfstools… Post navigation
One of the nice things about vmkftools is it simplicity and the fact its been around for such a long time. Had 3HDDs (E/F/G Drive) in a other DatastoreB I renamed a the Server1 folder in DatastoreB as Server1_old which had the 3HDDs (E/F/G Drive) . If this works, you should get your system back in an up-to-date state. I ended up doing the same as KenPem.
Howto dress when it is : Business Casual! You saved me hours of time. To day I had a problem with a long-standing VM that's been in around my lab in some shape or form since those days. 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
Your VM will start working once again. it works for Me But by just deleting the Lck folders Kirubakaran 6 May 2014 at 12:43 pm @KenPem. To enable it on an ESXi host directly you need to load the module with: esxcli system module load -m multiextent Once this module is loaded then the vmkfstools at the 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.
When the crash happened it recoved itself but reverted back to a snap shot taken 3 months ago… I need to get the files from the last thee months… I restored