Unable to start newly deployed VM on vSphere 6.0 U2 ?

Posted on 2016-11-26
Last Modified: 2016-11-27
Hi All,

Can anyone here please assist me in why I cannot start the newly deployed VM on NFS and the normal VMFS iSCSI datastore with the below error:
Screenshot of error ?
I've been using vSphere Windows console and also Web console, both reported the same issue.
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What does the full error message say ?

the operation is not allowed in current state ?

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by:Senior IT System Engineer
ID: 41902876
Yes it is not allowing me to turn on any new VM deployed after I upgraded to VCSA 6.0U2 and ESXi 6.0u2

But the existing VM is running fine.
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Is that the error message ?

the operation is not allowed in current state ?
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by:Senior IT System Engineer
ID: 41903003
OK, when I login using root to the ESXi server I can start the VM on.

is thisbecause the account vsphere.local does not have the permission set as the Administrator on the VCenter level ?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
ID: 41903097
ESXi management - e.g. direct connecting to host, ignores any Management by vCenter Server.

Administrator@vsphere.local has overall management, and is "superuser" and can do anything.

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