vmware error Error caused by file. /vmfs/volumes/xxxxxxxx/New Virtual Machine

I'm  trying to create virtual machine using ESXi server and getting the following error message.

vmware error  Error caused by file. /vmfs/volumes/xxxxxxxx/New Virtual Machine

Do you guys know what is causing the problem?
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This VMware Community article has a couple suggestions on what the cause could be -> NFS permissions, etc.


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can you tell us what is the ESXi version and the Datastore type, san or local disk?
fiber, iscsi, nfs ?

mokkanAuthor Commented:
Thank you. I already googled it and it is not in NFS.  I'm running  4.1.0 and  running of local SCSI disk.  Do you need any other info?
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it looks like it is locked up

can you do a host reboot?
Can you share the process you're going through to create the VM? And, is your storage also have ESXi installed on it, or is it separated on different local storage? When you create the VM, how large is the virtual disk size you're giving the VM?

mokkanAuthor Commented:
Thank you
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