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Starting VM with a virtual disk missing

infradatel asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have an ESXi host with local disk storage and also a NAS attached. All of the VMs have their virtual disks on the local storage. I want to create a virtual disk on teh NAS and attach it to a VM for backups. If the NAS is switched off and the VM is restarted it obvioulsy will not see the virtual disk on the NAS, but will this prevent the VM from starting?

Also would a lack of Video Ram prevent a VM from starting
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