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Getting precise space needed for combine...2014-02-08T05:04:08.604Z| SnapshotVMXCombiner| I120: DISKLIB-LIB : Upward Combine 2 links at 1. The size of these VM's has never been an issue and things have been running really well.So, we now have some servers that just cannot fit within the 2TB limit. ID of the NEW RDM. Bill 31 December 2014 at 10:21 pm I need help. http://forumyaren.com/vmware-error/vmware-error-creating-disk-no-such-device-or-address.php

Need 4 MB of free space (1318903 MB available) dahdco Novice Posts: 3 Liked: never Joined: Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:31 pm Full Name: Doug Heckman Private message Top Re: And you nuked the original disk configuration and started fresh? However vCentre starts throwing errors that consolidation is required. 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. https://communities.vmware.com/thread/473408?start=0&tstart=0

Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On

It was a mistake that I know I shouldn't make, but I did, so I thought I would document it so you could share in my pain hahah Share this:PrintLinkedInTwitterGoogleEmailLike this:Like Loading... VMWare went with it's a locking issue and wanted me to reboot the backup server and try again. So all good now and will keep an eye on it for few days then update you guys. Please login.

All write operations are stopped on the original disk file, so it is safe to copy it to another storage volume, which is how backup applications, such as Veeam Backup & Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? Zakaria 24 January 2014 at 4:43 pm All My Respect To People who try To find solutions to give to others.. 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

One method for finding out when a task completes is to look at the VM's directory using the Datastore Browser in the vSphere Client. SOLUTION: Delete any .LCK folders within the main VM folder. Promoted Tweet false © 2016 Twitter About Help Terms Privacy Cookies Ads info About MeOther Blogs 23May 2016 RDM Mishaps! https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2050224 A good rule of thumb is to allow for disk space of at least 20% of the virtual machine's total disk size.

Alternatively upgrade to vsphere 5.1 where there's APD and PDL enhancements, e.g. Vitaliy S. Try again or visit Twitter Status for more information. My CIO and Director are super happy…..

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This problem, does not happen every day, but generally is always the same server (a SQL 2008R2). https://forums.veeam.com/vmware-vsphere-f24/esx-5-5-an-error-occurred-while-consolidating-disks-t20532.html Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On Figure 2 (Click image for an enlarged view.) Because each snapshot is directly merged into the original one at a time, no extra disk space is needed, except for the helper Vmware Support You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion.

Sign up » Close Sign up for Twitter Not on Twitter? have a peek at these guys 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 [email protected] Lurker Posts: 2 Liked: 1 time Joined: Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:07 am Full Name: Andrew Ward Private message Top Re: ESX 5.5: An error occurred while consolidating disks Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group SearchVMware Search the TechTarget Network Sign-up now.

Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL Re: A general system error occurred: No such device or address when consolidating disks tdubb123 Mar 15, 2014 10:45 PM (in response to vJJSosa) it shows that there re no snapshots. Creating your account only takes a few minutes. check over here Rename the old descriptor files in the VM directory Create another RDM, and map it across to the host(s) that the VM will be running on and do a rescan.  run vmkfstools

This time it worked instantly and has continued to work for the last few days.So I guess we have a work-around for the issue - to extend the datastore. Our primary cluster of 6 servers started to abend, half the ESX servers decided to vmotion of every vm and shutdown, the other 3 ESX servers were left running 6 servers After the backup of the server completes, Veeam get a notice that the snapshot has been removed.

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When you create a LUN you need to create an ACL for it so that the hosts have Read/Write access, did you do this? 0 Chipotle OP IT7975 Pietro 23 December 2010 at 9:08 am I was checking your solution but everything was fine in my file. Thanks dude DimaK 1 August 2012 at 12:22 am Many thanks Oliver! You saved me hours of time.

Next Steps VMware backup FAQ Virtual server backup and recovery FAQ Virtual server backup tutorial: Don’t learn these lessons the hard way This was last published in May 2011 Dig Deeper Thanks! You have exceeded the maximum character limit. this content 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.

In this Article Share this item with your network: Related Content VMware snapshot – SearchVMware Troubleshooting VMware snapshots – SearchVMware How VMware snapshots work – SearchVMware Sponsored News How to Backup In later vSphere 4.0 versions and vSphere 4.1, each snapshot is merged directly into the original disk, instead of merging with the previous snapshot. Please provide a Corporate E-mail Address. Thanks.

Your VM will start working once again. KenPem 8 November 2010 at 4:45 am If this happens as the result of a crash, rather than intentionally as a "boot-clean" restart, and you're trying to recover, then a less-destructive Robin 29 November 2011 at 6:55 am Big thanks to KemPem, deleting .LCK folders worked for me aswell.