Posts Tagged ‘vmware snapshot’

Snapshot Consolidation needed – Which with my luck… fails

As I am testing several third party backup tools, this morning I stumbled upon a failed backup. No snapshot present on the VM which could not be backed up – but a yellow mention in the VI client: “Configuration Issues – Virtual Machine disks consolidation is needed“. And my luck was, that selecting “consolidate” ended in that one brilliant error: Unable to access file since it is locked. Great. Here’s what was wrong!

Read the rest of this entry »

Ghostly snapshots: Failed to remove snapshot

Recently I had another one of those great little problems. A VM refused to have its snapshot removed. Not because the snapshot was too big, it just failed.

Read the rest of this entry »

Soon to come
Translate
DutchEnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanish
Blogroll
Links
Archives