Ramji
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error connecting .vmx not started

I have created a xp sp3 VM in a ibm blade .In local disk.after creating and configuring i restarted the machine .I am unable to start the machine.I get the error" error connecting .vmx not started ". I am not able to restart or Shut down the VM. I could not login also. EXS 3.5 & Virtual center is 2.5.

Regards

R.Ramji

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Texiwill
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Hello,

You may need to restart the management agents.

service mgmt-vmware restart

Also check to be sure the VM has a VMX by using the datastore browser.


Best regards,
Edward L. Haletky
VMware Communities User Moderator, VMware vExpert 2009
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