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QuickFix: Virtual machine Consolidation is needed - Unable to access file since it is locked - ESXi 5.5 - Technology vNinja
Problematic VM: xxxxTSS001 Symptoms Configuration issues: Virtual machine Consolidation is needed Task name: Consolidate virtual machine disk files Task results: Unable to access file since it is locked Events: Virtual machine disks consolidation failed Related task: Remove snapshot Affected VM xxxxTSS001 has “Hard disk 2” with last snapshot file xxxxTSS001_1-000028.vmdk. In folder where is VM we see many xxxxTSS001_1-0000xx.vmdk files …