Stop Error

Hi Experts, I'm getting a stop error on a VMmachine running server 2003. Here is the codes. 0x00000050 (0xffffffe8, 0x00000001, 0x8086c96b, 0x00000000)
wcodyInformation Systems SpecialistAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

rindiCommented:
Are you using remote control software or some antivirus tools on this server? If so check for updates from them.

You could also zip the last 3 *.dmp files (usually located in the Windows\minidump folder), then attach the zip file in your next post here.
wcodyInformation Systems SpecialistAuthor Commented:
We are using CA it has a consol we install from i am running a scan now. I did check the minidump folder and its empty
rindiCommented:
If the Server is set to create full dumps they probably won't be in that folder. Make sure to set it to create minidumps and not full dumps, as that is quite adequate.
Big Business Goals? Which KPIs Will Help You

The most successful MSPs rely on metrics – known as key performance indicators (KPIs) – for making informed decisions that help their businesses thrive, rather than just survive. This eBook provides an overview of the most important KPIs used by top MSPs.

wcodyInformation Systems SpecialistAuthor Commented:
Rindi

Not sure how do to that
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
is the virtual machine located on a remote datastore on the host VMware server?
wcodyInformation Systems SpecialistAuthor Commented:
Hanccocka,

It is

Rindi

 I have also checked the mini dump and it was set to dump but no files are there.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
check the datastore latency, read and write, check datastore for errors, bottlenecks?

it's it an NFS datastore?

do you have any other VMs on the datastore?

any event logs in the Windows 2003 machine, referring to disk timeouts?

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
rindiCommented:
I'd just change that setting for making small dumps for the future. It wastes less disk-space and also saves time.
wcodyInformation Systems SpecialistAuthor Commented:
Han,

Im not having any issues with any othe server on that data store just this one I can not find any time out errors in the event logs.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
it's it an NFS datastore?
wcodyInformation Systems SpecialistAuthor Commented:
yes its set up in a three esx host configuration with hp switches and the datastore
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
is the VM still crashing?
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
DHCP

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.