Re: Unable to access file during Consolidation BLeitson Dec 17, 2012 10:43 AM (in response to memaad) Currently we are using Symantec BackupExec 2012 (hopefully not much longer) and The specific job which responsible for the problem VM was crashed and that’s why the base VMDK of the problem VM was still locked by the Veeam VM. In my case it was Avamar holding the vmdk, but same reason. ( REPLY ) Leave a Reply Cancel reply No trackbacks yet. vSphere: Virtual machine Consolidation Needed stat…
I have used this guide a dozen times over the last 10months or so. Reply ↓ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. If there is an issue during this process, it is possible for further snapshots to be unable to consolidate, causing removal failures.You receive warnings that the snapshot removal process failed because Take a look at the settings of your VM, select the hard drive and check if the file is a snapshot and not the original vmdk. %livelink1%
Unable To Access File Since It Is Locked Consolidate
Have you tried 1. VMware’s kb articles had me headed in the wrong direction. Reply ↓ Marcus on 20/08/2014 at 10:50 said: Glad i found your article! Apparently changing the proxy to use network mode resolves this, however I don’t get that option in the latest version of Veeam v8 Reply ↓ Julian Bowers on 22/03/2015 at 17:18
As you can see in the image below the virtual hard disk now points to VM.vmdk and not to a snapshot file! The problem is that the virtual machine was crashing every time that I’ve tried to consolidate and wasn’t able to finish without the error: Unable to access file since Connected with the VI-Client directly to the host put it in maintenance mode and rebooted it. %livelink2% It created a new HDD and new SCSI controller.
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Disk Consolidation Needed – Unable To Access File Since It Is Locked
Thank youReplyDeletemeadeb24 December 2012 at 07:15Hello, I’m having the same issue when consolidation is needed. %livelink3% Attachment Products Subscribe to Article Search Survey Did this article answer your question or resolve your issue? Unable To Access File Since It Is Locked Consolidate Have you tried 1. Virtual Machine Disks Consolidation Failed After I did this a new error pops up; “Unable to access file since it is locked”.
Re: Unable to access file during Consolidation a.p. VMware Advertise Here 675 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days. Once the host was back up the guest was in the same state. Ugly.. Restart The Management Agents On That Host
Specifically:RemoveSnapshot failed, snapshotRef “snapshot-xxx”, timeout “3600000”Unable to access file since it is locked
CauseThere are two possible causes: The VMware host held a lock on that snapshot, typically due to If you make a mistake, just hit Cancel and do it again.5) Verify that you have the single and right hard disk in place.6) Power on the (VMware Data Recovery) appliance. No Yes Did this article save you the trouble of contacting technical support? The properties of the VM’s configuration also supports this thought.
There is nothing on the VMWare communities about this at all. Cannot Open The Disk Failed To Lock The File So how to fix this? In my environment there are 6 VMs has same issue, summary tab shows consolidate is required, but when i run consolidate it’s give me same error “Unable to access file since
Power off the VM. 2.
Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions Go to original post Actions Remove from profile Feature on your profile More Like This Retrieving data … PRTG is easy to set up &use. I even shut down the backup software VM. An Error Occurred While Consolidating Disks: Could Not Open/create Change Tracking File. active at the time you restart the Management Agents.André Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 8.
It fit my problem exactly AND fixed it! everythings working wellnow im facing the same problem, but at different VMs.. I restored the guest from backup. The last time, the same issue happened with a different VM, but anyway, the problem is the same.I figured out that the job failed, and It couldn’t remove the snapshot. (VDR
Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? Does anyone have any recommendations? Search Function not working in Sharepoint 3.0 SOLVED: unable to access file unspecified filename… ► January (1) ► 2009 (27) ► December (4) ► November (3) ► September (1) ► May Since then I tried to create another snapshot to make sure that the VM-consolidator helper shows in the snapshot manager so that I can commit it.
Thank you!!! but which file ???? I do wonder if I could have added the guest to inventory while the host was down??? Cause This issue is seen normally for API based VMware backups.It is found that the snapshot consolidation was done before unlocking the snapshot and then the lease was released.It is due
Covered by US Patent. I noticed an other problem when restarting the Veeam server, the hard drives of the broken VM was added to the settings and prevented the VM to start. Thanks buddy.With Best Wishes,Srinivas Kolla.ReplyDeleteHeston4pres4 September 2010 at 13:28Man thanks for putting this out there, saved me big time!ReplyDeleteukmohan30 September 2010 at 07:17Thank you very much.