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Attaching RDM as existing Disk

Hi Community,

I've have a RDM Disk which is already present at a Host. I try to attach it also to another host as "existing Disk" and point to the vmdk File on the other host. Done this quit a few times and worked every time. But with this disk I get the following error:

Error stack:
File system specific implementation of OpenFile[file] failed
File system specific implementation of OpenFile[file] failed
File system specific implementation of OpenFile[file] failed
File system specific implementation of OpenFile[file] failed
File system specific implementation of OpenFile[file] failed
File system specific implementation of OpenFile[file] failed
Failed to lock the file
Cannot open the disk '/vmfs/volumes/5e37ba11-dae63959-dba7-1458d0529b60/xxxx/xxxx_20.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on.
Failed to power on scsi2:4.
Failed to add disk scsi2:4.

 

After some searching I thought maybe the file is locked somehow, so I ran the following command but no luck

 

/vmfs/volumes/5e37ba11-dae63959-dba7-1458d0529b60/xxxx] vmfsfilelockinfo -p /vmfs/volumes/5e37ba11-dae63959-dba7-1458d0529b60/xxxx/xxxx_20.vmdk
vmfsfilelockinfo Version 2.0
Looking for lock owners on "xxxx_20.vmdk"
"xxxx_20.vmdk" is not locked by any ESX host and is Free
Total time taken : 0.042215600609779358 seconds.

 

Any Suggestions? Would really be greatly appreciated

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Hi,

Did you "SCSI Bus Sharing" on virtual machines?

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