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vmotion VM with RDM failure

I am experiencing a problem in that I cannot vmotion/migrate a vm with RDMs. Other VMs with RDM's can vmotion but I have a problem with one VM. The error is:

Incompatible device

backing specified for device

'33'.

Copying Virtual Machine configuration

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AdilArif
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Check the compatibility mode and refer the below article for more information.

VMware KB: Difference between Physical compatibility RDMs and Virtual compatibility RDMs

Cheers, Adil Arif https://in.linkedin.com/pub/adil-arif/5b/a22/30 Blog: http://enterprisedaddy.com

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larsonm
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Does the VM have a CD-ROM drive attached?

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New_User_999
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There is no CD-ROM attached

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minor76
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Are you trying to move it to another host or another host and datastore?  What compatibility mode is your RDM physical or virtual?

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AdilArif
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Check the compatibility mode and refer the below article for more information.

VMware KB: Difference between Physical compatibility RDMs and Virtual compatibility RDMs

Cheers, Adil Arif https://in.linkedin.com/pub/adil-arif/5b/a22/30 Blog: http://enterprisedaddy.com
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