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I have enabled default DRS options in the cluster. I was expecting the VM to migrate out when I enter a host to maintenance mode. Some reason it did not happen. It says either shutdown the VM or migrate them.
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Are they connected to floppy drives to cdroms (isos)?

Can you check if you can manually vMotion the VMs, between servers?

Are you licensed for DRS?
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Manual vmotions works.
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Foloppy disk installed, but not connected to any iso.
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Your DRS option is set to Fully Automatic and not Manual?

also check your DRS Events and Faults?

Do you have VMware HA enabled?
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Thanks, it was in manual. should I keep it in fully automatic?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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Yes, fully automatic.

or set to Manual, and click Run DRS
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