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Migrate off the VMs from the host and place it into maintenance mode and reboot it. 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 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. Start your VMware and it will work.
Re: Unable to delete VMDK pfuhli Oct 26, 2007 1:12 AM (in response to mweiss) Hi Michelle,I opened an SR with VMware Support and that was the statement:There are two basic Your VM will start working once again. I also don't understand the instruction and being that I could not locate the .lck, there was zero to delete.
i got same issue and deleted .LCK folder , it works …. Share this:ShareGoogleTwitterRedditLike this:Like Loading... So go one by one into the properties of all the vm running and see if the hard drive is associated. Unable To Access File Since It Is Locked 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.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are commenting using Vmware Vmdk File Locked However, sometimes the process that is keeping the file open is vmkernel, which can't be killed and a reboot is the only option.There was no VM holding locks on these files This saved me from a failed Backup overnight. Pietro 23 December 2010 at 9:08 am I was checking your solution but everything was fine in my file.
Zakaria 24 January 2014 at 4:43 pm All My Respect To People who try To find solutions to give to others.. Owner 00000000-00000000-0000-000000000000 your deleting the *.LCK file worked like a charm. May 12 01:43:13.594: vmx| Msg_Post: Error May 12 01:43:13.594: vmx| [msg.disk.noBackEnd] Cannot open the disk ‘/vmfs/volumes/49dc603e-af139aaa-7131-002219b6f201/VM1/VM1.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks i t depends on. This post was written for a specific scenario related to missing snapshot files, but if you are merely trying to power on a VM that was working recently, you may be
Very helpful to me. Here shows you how to do: http://www.winmount.com/mount_vmdk.html nick 21 July 2010 at 9:42 am Thanks so much for posting this! Your Boot Camp Virtual Disk Configuration Is Out Of Date 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, Vmware Log Device Or Resource Busy Sep 24 08:41:03.049: vmx| DISK: Cannot open disk "/vmfs/volumes/45e781ce-df97e708-4ea4-00145e1c0f80/MYVM/MYVM.vmdk": Device or resource busy (1048585).
After rebooting all of our ESX hosts I was able to remove the file.HTH daniel Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 6. http://bovbjerg.net/vmware-cannot/vmware-cannot-open-the-disk-the-file-is-too-large.php export VMNAME=MYVM Find the folder where it lives ls /vmfs/volumes/*/$VMNAME/$VMNAME.vmx /vmfs/volumes/45e781ce-df97e708-4ea4-00145e1c0f80/MYVM/MYVM.vmx /vmfs/volumes/SAN8/MYVM/MYVM.vmx Move the old VM folder out of the way, create anew cd /vmfs/volumes/SAN8/ mv $VMNAME $VMNAME.old mkdir $VMNAME cd perfect. A Patient Saftey server is back online in minutes!!!! Vmware Cannot Delete File
Now try and delete the file that was locked. Also my Snapshot will not install either. May 12 01:43:13.594: vmx| [msg.disk.configureDiskError] Reason: Device or resource busy. check my blog createType="monolithicFlat" becomes createType="vmfs" and RW 25165824 FLAT "MYVM-flat.vmdk" 0 becomes RW 25165824 VMFS "MYVM-flat.vmdk" Restore .vmx and .vmxf file cp ../$VNMAME.old/$VMNAME.vmx* .
Another idea? Inappropriate Ioctl For Device Vmware Finally, I found a way to recover them through a VCB utility. YMMV.
it works for Me But by just deleting the Lck folders Kirubakaran 6 May 2014 at 12:43 pm @KenPem. You can read or write to the vmdk file without loading the virtual system. No running machine using this vmdk. Unable To Load Configuration File Vmx Change MYVM to match your VM's name.
Procedure ESX 3.5+ In ESX 3.5.x, all you need to do is this: vmkfstools -L release $PATH_TO_LOCKED_VMDK_FILE/myvm.vmdk If i'm not mistaken, this is the same in ESX 3.0.x. From time to time, I want to copy just the minimum files for a VMware virtual machine: the two .vmdk files and the .vmx file. We will use the vcbExport utility to read the data from the old vmdk and create a new one. news After moving those files to a new location or deleting a snapshot file, attempting to boot the virtual machine returns the following error message: Cannot open the disk ‘XXXXXX.vmdk' or one
prashanth 22 January 2013 at 11:37 pm KenPem @ I deleted .SLA files I working now, thanks alot Diego 22 February 2013 at 2:08 pm Nice, It worked for me, thanks Register VM with the host vmware-cmd -s register `pwd`/$VMNAME.vmx register(/vmfs/volumes/45e781ce-df97e708-4ea4-00145e1c0f80/MYVM/MYVM.vmx) = 1 Start the VM vmware-cmd `pwd`/$VMNAME.vmx start start() = 1 Answer the inevitable UUID question (KEEP) vmware-cmd `pwd`/$VMNAME.vmx answer Check I found all the files, what to do with them? Robin 29 November 2011 at 6:55 am Big thanks to KemPem, deleting .LCK folders worked for me aswell.
Sep 24 08:41:03.049: vmx| DISK: Failed to open disk '/vmfs/volumes/45e781ce-df97e708-4ea4-00145e1c0f80/MYVM/MYVM.vmdk': Device or resource busy (1048585) 3191 Sep 24 08:41:03.049: vmx| Msg_Post: Error Sep 24 08:41:03.049: vmx| [msg.disk.noBackEnd] Cannot open the disk my virtual machines are in E:\virtual servers folder and storage goes to folder E:\virtual servers\SAN folder. All files that are potentially orphans are listed here. Bill Mike Daniels 4 November 2015 at 3:46 pm Thank you very much for this article.