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I also went back to the E1000(?) nic from the vxnet3 NIC and the VM already dropped connection on me. Similar error to report in Tracker-3107225. On ESX 5.0 (yet to be released) the code > path is different and doesn't use VIX anymore. > I loaded the missing libraries and was able to get cloning working. VMware SR has gone no where.

I need to do a bit more data gathering to correlate memory usage stats surrounding the lockups. I believe that would work, although I've never tested it. Show 0 replies Actions Remove from profile Feature on your profile More Like This Retrieving data ... Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact Us for more details You seem to have CSS turned off.

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I'm running vSphere 5.1 and View 5.2. the Linux VM stays up fine.   At this point I am just going to make a new Win2k8r2 VM and migrate to it.   Final edit: The OS is getting Screenshot instructions: Windows Mac Red Hat Linux Ubuntu Click URL instructions: Right-click on ad, choose "Copy Link", then paste here → (This may not be possible with some types of Feb 09 11:30:51.603: vmx| VMAutomation: VixAutomation_IsGuestOperationAllowed fails.

VIX is needed for quiescing on Linux, yes; that's how the freeze / thaw scripts are executed. So I > suggest you check the two paths mentioned above, make sure they exist and are > executable, and are not returning a non-zero value. > > If that doesn't vmware event logs show no problems. The CPU chart in vmware shows the VM using almost no CPU, and you can see when it drops off.

I'm hoping someone here can help me isolate the problem as a vmware problem, or a guest OS problem. Since the Ubuntu guest hangs during boot, I have to find an alternate to do it. Not a member? I got Ram Map from Sysinternals, and it says that 5 gigs was it was Driver Locked.

What version of vmware are you running and are you using vSphere client or something else? Edited Dec 24, 2013 at 4:28 UTC 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. Ping works and the time on the login screen still seems to update, but otherwise the server doesn't function at all until Reset. ESXi 5 not booting 3 years 10 weeks agoI have shutdown successfully my ESXi5 machine and moved it to a new location.

Guestrpcsendtimedout: Message To Toolbox Timed Out.

The logs you sent earlier seem to imply that you don't have the VIX guest components running (see all VIX_E_UNRECOGNIZED_COMMAND_IN_GUEST). So unless you have some concern regarding the latter, VIX doesn't really add any security risks to the VM. -- - Marcelo RE: cloning and pre-freeze script question From: James Ko Vmware Tools Are Not Running In The Guest With that out of the way... Feb 09 11:30:51.619: vmx| VMAutomation: VixAutomation_IsGuestOperationAllowed fails.

If that's the > case, it's the first problem you need to fix. > > As far as the policy, I've been told that no configuration is needed for things > Cloning was working for a period with the stable code but I think that changed after moving the vmtoolsd start to a later point in the boot process. I observed two difficulties when I tried to reinstall the VMware Tools in the "Recovery Mode". No policy for this operation Is this the reason for the failure?

If I power off the vm and bring it back, it will work. Just make a self post! Certification Flair: To get flair with your certification level send a picture of your certificate with your Reddit username in the picture to the moderators. hostPolicyString is NULL VixAutomation_IsGuestOperationAllowed fails.

Feb 09 11:30:51.604: vmx| VMAutomation: VMAutomation_CheckSharedSecretValue loading dictionary /vmfs/volumes/2eba8c1e-3d2a3850/VM1/VM1.vmx Feb 09 11:30:51.605: vmx| VMAutomation: VMAutomation_CheckSharedSecretValue reading secret at guest.commands.sharedSecretLogin.hostd-quiescedsnap Feb 09 11:30:51.605: vmx| VMAutomation: VMAutomation_CheckSharedSecretValue found shared secret value Ofj7tz1Pcf+WDsZzgU+A0soxFzn1QLPkATsXOGuP/Gk= Feb Let me know if you need instructions on how to set up logging. -- - Marcelo RE: cloning and pre-freeze script question From: James Ko - 2011-02-09 19:25:04 Attachments: Message But if I log into the VCenter server it has the name.

I've tried everything and don't know what is causing this issue.

Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? So unless you have some concern regarding the latter, VIX > doesn't really add any security risks to the VM. > > -- > - Marcelo Re: cloning and pre-freeze script It seems like I'm in the desktop and I can send Ctrl + Alt + delete to launch task manager but other than that it's just a black screen. Have you re-installed Vmware tools?

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]vTSE 0 points1 point2 points 10 months ago(0 children)When it is hung, vmsamples will print the instruction pointer of the vCPUs into the vmware.log. We are still experiencing the same issues. Spam Filter: The spam filter can get a bit ahead of itself. Feb 09 11:52:21.545: vcpu-1| Vix: [48586254 guestCommands.c:2488]: Error VIX_E_UNRECOGNIZED_COMMAND_IN_GUEST in VMAutomationTranslateGuestRpcError(): Tools failed to recognize guest command op code=62, result string="Unknown Command".

For ESX releases up to 4.1, quiescing for non-Windows VMs is quite simple; it just tries to run a script in the guest (the "freeze" script, normally /usr/sbin/pre-freeze-script), and after the Feb 09 11:30:51.606: vmx| VMAutomation: VixAutomation_IsGuestOperationAllowed fails. The location of the VM log file is on the VMware Player's "About VMware Player" window. By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks.

Black Screen when launching Virtual Desktop 2 years 44 weeks agoI have one user that is getting a black screen when connecting to their virtual desktop(linked clone). vSphere 6.0 Upgrade Center Security Hardening Guides VMware HCL General Links: VMware Knowledgebase VMware Documentation Support Insider Blog VMware Communities KBTV on YouTube VMwareCares on Twitter VMware Technical Papers Icons: The no status bar. An > exception exists when the request comes from hostd, in which case VIX assumes > that hostd / VC are properly authenticating / authorizing the user to perform > that

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Gatorvi[VCP] 0 points1 point2 points 10 months ago(0 children)Next step then would be to uninstall and reinstall tools and also hardware level should be upgraded as well if not already The only to sign on to this new virtual machine, rightaway, I get the bluish green windowsscreen with the message. " A device attached to the system is not functioning". I tried to switch protocols to RDP but the results are the same. Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password?

I finally figured out how to solve the problem. Thoughts? If you can share that with me (dropbox) I can give you some ideas. Am I correct in my thinking that if I don't include the /etc/pam.d/vmtoolsd file then guest user authentication cannot take place which effectively blocks unintended guest user operation through VIX?

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]vTSE 0 points1 point2 points 10 months ago(2 children)# vmdumper $(vmdumper -l | grep | awk '{print $1}' | cut -d = -f 2-) samples_on Let that run for a few How is a snapshot different from the clone operation when it comes to quiescing operation? Set up a test host and copied the original win2k8 r2 guest to it.   results; 1. There are backups taken every single night.     Currently I removed vmware tools completely from the guest and set up a second guest on the host as a test to

Below is an example of the "About VMware Player" window. Anyone have any ideas? The BEST thing you could do is as previously mentioned in this thread is to get the .vmss (and .vmem) of a system which is in this state. So it was for months, now this.