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Cheers, Simon Cheers, Simon Reply Pa We says 20 November 2012 at 1:27 am Hi Tom, I had this problem too (ESXi 5.0), was driving me nuts for days. Incapsula incident ID: 474000030137324242-59455021856194609 My VMware | VMware.comSearch ActivityBrowseAll ContentBlog PostsDiscussionsDocumentsPollsBookmarksPopular tagsCommunitiesGroupsPeopleLog inRegisterHomeVMTN Forums Mobile AppsBlogsTwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInYouTubeGroupsPodcasts vSphere NSXVirtual SAN vCenterFusionWorkstationvExpertVMware {code} CloudCredSubmit a Link Home > VMTN > VMware Reply Gavin says 7 April 2015 at 7:09 pm I don't normally comment on articles like this, but you really saved my neck! permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]jd_green[VCAP] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)If you can't do that, wonder if this might be relevant: https://communities.vmware.com/message/2256325#2256325 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)This probably. http://forumyaren.com/virtual-machine/vmware-error-a-required-file-was-not-found.php

From there it powered up without issue. Also if you are trying to replace a corrupted VMX file then rename (preferable option) or delete the offending VMX file. Reply Simon Seagrave (TechHead) says 26 January 2015 at 1:19 pm Hi. There is no way to create NIC with auto-assigned MAC identical as it was before. weblink

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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! Since this article is too long, I will create second article for the Veeam tasks. It was not in either the original folder or the moved folder. Hope this helps somebody..

Looking For Something? Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Request unsuccessful. Before beginning to start the process to recreate the VMX file, if it exists, remove the VM from the VMware Infrastructure Clients inventory list (right click on the VM and select Vmx Was Created By A Vmware Product That Is Incompatible Request unsuccessful.

Re: Cannot open configuration file: File already exists flawaetz Dec 10, 2012 1:32 PM (in response to spravtek) Hi -No, I ended up rebuilding those VMs that were unable to boot. Andy Error Cannot Read The Virtual Machine Configuration File Re: Cannot open configuration file: File already exists flawaetz Dec 6, 2012 8:56 AM (in response to spravtek) I tried re-registering it but it didn't help.. by Simon Seagrave 30 Comments Do you have a VM that is missing its VMX file or maybe the VM’s VMX file has corrupted? All my working VMs have it: green.vmx~ Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 8.

Can you screenshot another VM folder, if others are running on a snapshot. Vmware Player Vmx File Is Corrupted Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 6. Is it possible another host has a lock on the VM in question?To check for locked files check this KB:http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=10051 Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 2. Select custom installation 2.

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VMware Virtualization Boot From ISO Image in VMWare Video by: Peter This video shows you how easy it is to boot from ISO images for virtual machines with the ISO images Reply Simon Seagrave says 7 April 2015 at 9:06 pm Hi Gavin, Thanks for the feedback, so glad you found it of use. 🙂 Also, thanks for the steps for Mac Cannot Read The Virtual Machine Configuration File Andy I could see the vmdk-flat file when browsing the datastore, but it simply didn't show when I tried to follow the steps here and add a disk to my new VM. Cannot Read Virtual Machine Configuration File Re: Cannot open configuration file: File already exists flawaetz Dec 11, 2012 6:12 AM (in response to nshetty) It is not the vmx file that's corrupt it's the odd orphan state

see my EE Article HOW TO: VMware Snapshots :- Be Patient if you do not know how, of feel comfortable with the snapshot issue, please let me know, and I can http://forumyaren.com/virtual-machine/vmware-ownership-error.php Incapsula incident ID: 474000030137324242-309231954511396921 Request unsuccessful. I will be happy if I get a free .vmx file for ubuntu. you should attach the last active snapshot. Could Not Open Virtual Machine Taking Ownership Of This Virtual Machine Failed

From there on, the server booted back up. Hope you’ll enjoy it and will choose the one as required by you. http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1012036 permalinkembedsave[–]jl9816 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Hi You have active snapshots on that vmdk. http://forumyaren.com/virtual-machine/vmware-already-in-use-error.php I tried to install ubuntu on vmware to no avail.

I had to find both hosts that had the problem and power down the VM, remove from inventory on both and add back to inventory on one. Unable To Write Vmx File I'm unable to create NIC with same MAC address as it has before. Have a technical question?

regards Reply Chris says 13 October 2014 at 4:45 pm Great tip!

Reply Shakey says 14 December 2015 at 5:07 am Thank you, I spent ages trying to find a fix and this was so quick and easy 🙂 Reply Casey says 3 If you make a post and then can't find it, it might have been snatched away. Please message the moderators and we'll pull it back in. Failed To Open Virtual Machine Vmx File Is Corrupted Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit cluster verification...

When you get to the ‘Select a Disk’ screen then select ‘Use an existing virtual virtual disk’ and select the primary VMDK boot disk file for the VM with the missing/corrupt Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 3. If you are an employee, please PM VMwareTech or alytle for verification instructions and we will add it to yours as well! this content The next screen of the Wizard asks for you to select the location of the datastore.

permalinkembedsaveparent[–]johnxreturn[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Alright, that did it so far, thanks!! I think the readdir() call claims to have a file black.vmx~ file but when the stat() takes place there is nothing present. However my foo-flat.vmdk does not show up while creating a new VM. I will have to add this to my notes.

Power on the VM. windows-000002.vmdk and windows-0-000002.vmdk should be the latest. Cheers, Simon Reply Kunal says 20 August 2010 at 1:39 pm Thanks..you saved my life 🙂 Reply Kunal says 20 August 2010 at 1:58 pm Just be careful to choose the In this video tutorial we have explained step by step installation of Citrix XenApp 6.5 Server on Windows Server 2008 R2 is explained in this video.

Re: Cannot open configuration file: File already exists spravtek Dec 6, 2012 8:52 AM (in response to flawaetz) Can you do anything with the VM? First, the mistake was that the server in question had there hard drives, In my haste, I missed that someone had created a snapshot some 2 1/2 years ago. Create a new virtual machine.Choose custom. Posted by Terence Luk at 6:11 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Labels: VMware No comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments