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Hi All

We are having a strange issue with a single VMware guest keep shutting down for no reason. I  have tried uninstalling the tools  but it made no difference. I have attached the last log created on the server. Can anyone one see the issue here?

Cheers
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
It's not Windows 7 with Power Management?
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wullieb1Commented:
Have you installed VMware tools??

Aug 20 11:17:46.600: vmx| You do not appear to be running the VMware Tools package inside this virtual machine. The package might be necessary for your guest operating system to run at resolutions higher than 640x480 with 16 colors. The package provides significant performance benefits as well. To install it, choose VM > Install VMware Tools… after your guest operating system has finished booting.
Aug 20 11:17:46.600: vmx| If you like, VMware ESX can remind you to install the VMware Tools package when you power on. Select OK to enable the reminder.
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schima_czCommented:
In most cases is in Power Managment and sleep mode as hanccocka wrote
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Leedham2answersAuthor Commented:
Hi Guys

I should have put some more details in the previous post. I have come across a few posts suggesting it maybe the power management settings and I have checked them. This is not the issue. I removed the tools to test if they were causing the power downs and this didnt fix it either.

The virual machine is running Windows 2003 x32. I tried running windows updates but again, it keeps going down. It seems to going down at random times. When I first checked on this I went into the properties of the VM tools and noticed that the check box was ticked on the scripts tab. I thought I had cracked this early :(
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
datastore is not full, and the VM is running on a snapshot.

I believe there was a bug, in one of the host ESX versions, that also had this issue.

Have you considered upgrading to a more current version of ESX/ESXi?
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Leedham2answersAuthor Commented:
The is space on are data stores at this time. I have just put the question forward and upgrading is not an option at this time.

If it was up to me I would delete the bloody thing and recreate it but it just so happens this particular machine is used my the CEO.
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wullieb1Commented:
Anything in the VM's event logs??

Also check for memory dumps.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
what was the issue?
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