VM on XenServer

Posted on 2013-06-12
Last Modified: 2013-07-01
I have a snapshot of a VM that I exported after the VM crashed. I setup a new XenServer, but I can't get the VM started. Was told to check the read/write permissions, but I'm not that proficient with Xen. When I try to start the vm I get "Internal Error: Failure("Storage_access filed with Failure: Illegal VDI transition: activated RO -> activated RW"). I need access to this VM so I can move folders/files to another locatoin.


Question by:MikeCyber
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ID: 39241772
"...setup a new XenServer..."
same pool?

what type of storage is being used?

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MikeCyber earned 0 total points
ID: 39241816
Setup a new XenServer, no pools. Pretty much set it up on a separate w/s since I'm only working with this one VM, and wanted to separate it from the production Xen...just in case.

Expert Comment

ID: 39241984
Try this:

And from the Citrix forums there is:

Which may have additional helpful information.
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Expert Comment

ID: 39242287
Reboot the XenServer host once and try again.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39289424
I setup a new Xen Server and was able to reconnect the VM snapshot, recover all the data...happy accounting dept!!

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