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[Vshield] Vfile error

I have installed and uninstalled Vshield on a esx host. However, I can't boot vm's on the esx host. They all give the error below.

Even if I vmotion the vm's towards an other esx host where there is no vshield ever installed on it I will get this error.

I also made a new VM and attached the drives to it. Also this didn't work and gave the same error.

Event Details:

Type: info

Time: 21-9-2010 9:39:15

Task Details:

Description: Power On virtual machine

Error Stack:

Module DevicePowerOn power on failed.

Unable to create virtual SCSI device for scsi0:0, '/vmfs/volumes/....-dc9a65e0-867a-00215aa6ce42/Eurotech../Eurotech....vmdk'

Failed to attach filter 'VFILE' to scsi0:0: Not found (195887107).

Additional Event Details:

Type ID: Info

Target Object Type: ClusterComputeResource

DataCenter Object Type: Datacenter

Host Object Type: HostSystem

Host Build: 260247

VirtualMachine Object Type: VirtualMachine

ChainId: 64288

Additional Task Details:

VC Build: 258902

Task Id: Task

Cancelable: False

Cancelled: False

Description Id: Drm.ExecuteVmPowerOnLRO

Event Chain Id: 64288

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I'm getting the identical error. Did you resolve?

Ian

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The only Solution was a reinstall of the esx host.

Greetings Ruud

Op 3 nov. 2010 om 20:05 heeft "iforbes" <communities-emailer@vmware.com> het volgende geschreven:

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Author : iforbes

Email : ian.forbes@scalar.ca

Profile : http://communities.vmware.com/people/iforbes

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If you install and uninstall vShield Endpoint, it can leave entries

in the .vmx file which until removed will cause the VM to become unstart

(or resumeable).

eg:

VFILE.globaloptions = “svmip=169.254.50.39 svmport=8888″

scsi0:0.filters = “VFILE”

ESX4.1 gives this error:

Module DevicePowerOn power on failed.

Unable to create virtual SCSI device for scsi0:0, ‘/vmfs/volumes/4b451286-80fef9f2-6a13-18a90544f4fe/VMNAME/VMNAME-000002.vmdk’

Failed to attach filter ‘VFILE’ to scsi0:0: Not found (195887107).

The solution is to remove those two lines and re-power on the VM.

Cheers - Chris

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Had the same error today, you can also get around it by editing this line:

scsi0:0.filters = “VFILE”

in the "Edit Settings - Options - General - Configuration Parameters" via the VI Client.

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