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stauder
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ESXI 8 Snapshot error

Converted a physical windows 10 system backup with Veeam backup & Replication. Created a vm using the flat vdmk file as the disk.

now get  the error below. Any ideas would be appreciated.

haTask-5-vim.VirtualMachine.createSnapshot-1614807270

Create a new snapshot of this virtual machine

Failed - A specified parameter was not correct: spec.deviceChange.device

Errors

 

  • An error occurred while saving the snapshot: One of the parameters supplied is invalid.
  • An error occurred while saving snapshot file
  • An error occurred while taking a snapshot: One of the parameters supplied is invalid.
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a_p_
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Just to clarify. You said "Created a vm using the flat vdmk file as the disk.".

Do you also have a descriptor .vmdk file, which is the one that has to be used in the VM's configuration, and that pints to the flat file?

André

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