1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 31, 2007 5:53 PM by GBromage

    Virtual center dos'nt starts anymore, failed to find reference in database

    Maxzanna Novice

       

      Hi everybody,

       

       

      i have this problem today, restarting the virtual center server the vmware virtual server dos'nt starts.

       

       

      I have seen in the vpxlog the follow:

       

       

       

      VM has invalid name

      Invalid VM. Removing /vpx/vm/#2900/

      Delete failed for /vpx/vm/#2900/

      Failed to initialize: vim.fault.DatabaseError

      Failed to intialize VMware VirtualCenter. Shutting down...

       

       

      as I see in the message:   http://communities.vmware.com/thread/93897?start=15&tstart=0 i have try to delete from the table dbo.VPX_VM

       

       

      the id 2900, but now when i try to start the service i get the follow:

       

       

      VmdbCtxGet: Failed to get /vpx/vm/#2900/_private/managedObjImpl/ (Null cross reference)

       

       

      Failed to initialize: vmodl.fault.ManagedObjectNotFound

      Failed to intialize VMware VirtualCenter. Shutting down...

       

       

      I have virtualcenter ver 2.0.1  build 40644 ed esx 3.01, the database is msde and is in local.

       

       

      Where  I can delete others reference about id 2900?

       

       

      Please I'm new about virtual and esx operating system, anybody can help  me

       

       

       

       

       

      thanks very much for the help

       

       

      Max