Esx 4.0 / VMware Desktop - vmkfstools
Posted on 2010-08-23
I tried loading up a coyp of an old ESX image file using the latest version of VMware's Desktop. In doing so, I received the error when selecting the hard drive vmdk files manually. The error message is: "Cannot open the disk." Support told me that I needed to run vmkfstools -i.
Does anyone know what they are asking me to run this command? I just loaded up ESX within the VMware desktop, and then copied the image within that ESX instance. I'm suprised it works! Anyway the issues seems to be with my image file. This image was a snapshot taking while the server was powered on and I do have .log/.lck files/directory.
Any help would be apreciated.