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VMware Solutions Discussions

NFS file locks

dunno1958

Hello,

I've copied a VM from a NetApp snapshot using ndmpcopy to a new NFS datastore. I've mounted the datastore to ESX an added the VM to the inventoery.

When I try to power on the VM I get the following error message at about 95%:

Unable to access file ,unspecified filename. since it is locked

I've deleted the VMware snap that was instigated by SMVI, but it hasn't made any difference.

Any ideas?

1 REPLY 1

radek_kubka

Hi,

Not quite sure whether this may be the reason, but have you got any .lck files in the VM folder? If the answer is yes, try deleting them & see what happens.

Regards,
Radek

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