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troubleshooting Question

When snapping a VM, an error message states "Invalid Virtual Machine Configuration" and the snap fails. The snap works when the VM is VMotioned to another host.

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When snapping a VM with snapshot manager, I get an error message stating Invalid Virtual Machine Configuration.  When I VMotion the VM to another host I am able to successfully snap the VM.  The snapshots failures are not host specific - meaning the snapshot could fail on one host, VMotion to another host and it works.  If I move a VM to the original host with the failure there is no configuration error.  For example:

Host1
Host2

VM1 is on host1.  I try to snap it and get the failure.  I VMotion the VM to host 2, and it works.
VM2 is on host2.  I try to snap it and get the failure.  I VMotion the VM to host 1 and it works, but I originally got the error on host1 with VM1.

What could this possibly be?
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