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Importing an OVF - from exported VM into a host - getting: failed to deploy ovf package invalid configuration for device 8

as above: getting: 'failed to deploy ovf package invalid configuration for device 8' on import

followed andys instructions https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/12373/HOW-TO-Backup-Export-and-Restore-Import-virtual-machines-to-VMware-vSphere-Hypervisor-5-1-for-FREE.html removing devices from the VM prior to export.

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Yes!
Can you upload your OVF file.

and also screenshot the VM settings of the VM you exported.

Is it the same host, you are using for import or different ?
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id rather not
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different host
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Did you try with the vSphere Client ?

You could try removing the floppy disk device, and re-export.
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yes, the thick client not web.
i could but it wont let me.
i could but it wont let me.

You cannot remove the floppy device ?
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odd.  it will now...
Export without the floppy drive and cdrom drive.
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now getting:

failed to deploy ovf package: file @RJIF£JCIEKML.vmdk fails integrity check and might be corrupted during transfer...
ill copy again.
that does happen, if export gets corrupted.
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right, i have reloaded it to the remote site.
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managed to get it exported and imported correctly and finally seeded using veeam
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