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I hit this error for the first time "Operation Timed Out" and the dreaded red X. Once the migration is completed normally one of these gets removed. Am on vcenter 5.5. As it turns out there was a vmx-****.vswp file inside the VM folder that apparently was left over from a failed DRS migration. Check This Out

Previous Posts ► 2016 (5) ► Oct (1) ► Sep (1) ► Jul (1) ► Apr (1) ► Jan (1) ► 2015 (16) ► Nov (1) ► Aug (3) ► Jul You can try deleting the file using the datastore browser but if that doesn't work then here's how you can remove it. 1. Once it's off then whichever file remains in the folder is the one you need to delete. If the VM is running it may be hard to tell which is which so make sure you turn the VM off before you begin this process.

Vmotion Fails At 21

To know which one to get rid of just look at the time stamps. Remember to disable the SSH daemon on your host and now you should be able to vMotion the VM again with it running. Start the SSH daemon on the host which has the VM registered and then login via SSH. If you see only one then you've got another issue and this isn't the fix.

You can download it HEREalong with many other great tools for network and systems maintenance. 2. # cd /vmfs/volumes/{datastore name} 3. # cd {VM folder name} 4. # ls -lash *.vswp There could be a .vswp for the VM itself. I cant get this to work, I can see the rogue swvp file when the vms are on but cant remove when off I cant see them neither can i remove Vmotion Operation Timed Out 20% If you do see two they will be .vswp-1 and .vswp-2.

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I can't stress that enough. Vmotion Fails At 90 If you browse the datastore of the VM that will not move and you open up the folder of the VM you should see two vmx-****.vswp files. I recommend Putty. Posted by Will at 10:28 AM Labels: ESXi, vMotion, VMWare 1 comment: 1964CLOUD said...

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October 8, 2015 at 1:09 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search This Blog Loading... After doing some research I found out that during a DRS migration the VMX file is started on both nodes. Vmotion Fails At 21 Sunday, December 14, 2014 vMotion Fails at 14% - Operation Timed Out While working on a 3 host VMware cluster I was trying to vMotion some servers around and begin maintenance Vmotion Fails At 67 This information has no copyright..

I hold CCNA, MCSA Windows Server 2012R2, MCITP Windows Server 2008R2, MCT, CTT+, and A+ certifications. DON'T DELETE THAT ONE! Please am i missing something or can anyone help? am able to list the correct datastore and cd to the vm folder and list all the vm file but can see any swap files. Vmotion Operation Timed Out 20

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