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AWESOME...I was scared to death because my machine and the backup both were not working...just deleting the files and bam they worked again...thank you. skip to main | skip to sidebar Sunday, February 24, 2008 VMWare Virtual Machine 'Failed to Lock the File' Scary moment occurred last week when one of my virtual machines failed worked like a charm. Thanks a lot CheersAnurag Sachan March 27, 2012 at 2:07 PM Bach D said... his comment is here

If you can't kill the process or a restart doesn't help I would call VMware Support. Simply put....you are tooo gud man...u saved my day...i toiled on the machine for 35 hrs straight and wham....win update rebooted my deskyop machine...stupid...and it wont open and google landed me Signup for Free! Thanks for Share Knowledge! https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2108718

Failed To Start The Virtual Machine (error -18).

I do believe that the CID configuration helped a lot. 1 Habanero OP B-C Sep 14, 2011 at 12:16 UTC sidebar question for me - so Veeam is Try powering on the new VM and post back the results. ~coolsport00 0 LVL 16 Overall: Level 16 VMware 15 Message Expert Comment by:danm66 ID: 357581212011-05-13 is that "Saints-SQL-flat.vm I can get the VM going if I don't have the second disk attached, but with it attached I get the Failed lock error, even after the CID fix.

Good tip, a failed to lock the file google search brought be straight to your blog and indeed solved the problem in seconds, for people having problems loading the vmware-server ui thkx !!solved my issue too !! It is most likely a timeout, but check the VMX log for the true error. Vsphere (error -18) September 5, 2012 at 11:00 PM adityo hutomo said...

Removing the Hard Disk and adding it back fixed the issue. (vSphere - ESXi 5.0) October 5, 2011 at 1:39 PM laboratorytested said... Cannot Open The Disk Failed To Lock The File Are there any snapshot files (deltas) referenced within the base vmdk Orin the directory? 0 Mace OP Helpful Post StorageNinja Sep 13, 2011 at 10:58 UTC What is As someone pointed out there can be multiple lock directories which happend to me.(I tested the UPS shutdown functionality on my server, which did not work so the machine was turned https://kb.vmware.com/kb/10051 vswap is re created when virtual machine powered on.Message was edited by: MauroBonder Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 7.

This solution really saved my bacon this morning. Cannot Open The Disk Or One Of The Snapshot Disks It Depends On It's also nice when you need to work on a live server and you put up the replication temporarily (as long as everyone knows not to add new files to it:)). Cannot open the disk 'C:\path\vmfilename.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on. unless you have a decent backup! 0 Jalapeno OP Ryan888 Sep 13, 2011 at 3:11 UTC I don't have a recent backup because of this problem.

Cannot Open The Disk Failed To Lock The File

I had to delete the lock files in all folders, which is pretty sketchy imo. http://elmaskubilay.blogspot.com/2013/01/vmware-failed-to-lock-file-error.html There were .lck files within .lck folders, I deleted them and it worked like a charm! Failed To Start The Virtual Machine (error -18). this is very usefull! Failed To Start The Virtual Machine Error 18 Thanks a lot.

January 28, 2009 at 8:50 AM Family Reunion said... this content This should have been a simple vMotion operation, but the task failed repeatedly at approximately 65% complete. Melhores Tópicos It worked for a few months and then stopped working (the replication, not the VM) looks like Veeam primarily... 0 Thai Pepper OP Daniel Eaton Sep 14, 2011 Unable To Access File Since It Is Locked Consolidate

And Daniel, I went through some of the other things yesterday that were involved in that first shortcut that you sent. Works Amazingly, thanks. Man i almost had an heartattack, you saved my day. http://itivityglobal.com/failed-to/failed-to-attach-the-usb-device-to-the-virtual-machine-windows-7.html i was really panicked..

Thanks! Module Diskearly Power On Failed Excellent May 1, 2014 at 2:15 PM Unknown said... I was just copying the template VM folder that I created earlier into another folder and just renaming the folder for my personal use, but i never renamed the actual files

Anyone ever run into this problem?

Worked awesome. September 17, 2012 at 9:27 PM utkarsh said... Archive ► 2016 (1) ► June (1) ► 2015 (2) ► June (1) ► April (1) ► 2014 (10) ► December (1) ► October (3) ► August (1) ► June (2) Virtual Machine Disks Consolidation Failed May 18, 2010 at 1:47 AM David said...

Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 5. March 27, 2009 at 8:14 PM Jimbras said... All rights reserved. http://itivityglobal.com/failed-to/the-required-virtual-machine-network-driver-could-not-be-found-windows-10.html I left the hex one alone and deleted the other and it worked.

Covered by US Patent. Todos os direitos reservados. Reason: Failed to lock the file." E agora? Go into the VM's folder, rt-click the .vmx file and select 'Add to Inventory'. 0 LVL 16 Overall: Level 16 VMware 15 Message Expert Comment by:danm66 ID: 357581362011-05-13 I'd start

August 13, 2009 at 6:21 AM Live Life On Fire said... Thank you!!! Gee a year later and it still is helping out.You'd think it would be documented by now.Ralph August 17, 2009 at 2:29 PM Reinaldo Ferreira said... Nov 6 15:56:54 src-host vmkernel: 843:07:27:04.521 cpu9:64297)VMotionSend: 3866: 1415289229136448 S: Sent all modified pages to destination (network bandwidth ~81.079 MB/s) ## END ## ## START ## Nov 6 15:57:20 dst-host vmkernel:

I shut it down, reattached the disk, opened again and got the file lock error. 0 Habanero OP B-C Sep 13, 2011 at 2:52 UTC looks like you're Nov 6 14:51:31 src-host vmkernel: 843:06:21:41.945 cpu6:64267)WARNING: Migrate: 296: 1415285312829818 S: Failed: Failed to resume VM (0xbad0044) @0x418023e4b250 Nov 6 14:51:31 src-host vmkernel: 843:06:21:41.953 cpu19:64266)WARNING: VMotionSend: 3857: 1415285312829818 S: failed to September 24, 2009 at 8:57 AM GUINEO said... Good job mate..