VM imported to Esxi Server fails to open

   I have a VM (Windows 2012 Server)   which  opens good in my VMplayer (Version 9.1) . But when I import it to ESXI Server ( vsphere client 6.0) the import is done successfully. But when I try to open the VM in ESXI, It gives the following error
" Failed to start the virtual machine.Module DevicePowerOn power on failed.
Unable to create virtual SCSI device for scsi0:0, '/vmfs/volumes/599cc609-38480b40-4453-
782bcb2f6bfb/MyVM/SqlVM/C Drive-000003.vmdk'
Failed to open disk scsi0:0: Unsupported or invalid disk type 2. Ensure that the disk has been
Sam OZAsked:
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Dariusz TykaICT Infrastructure Specialist Senior Commented:
Was the VM exported using ovftool? As an alternative you can try to use VMware Converter.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You *MUST* use VMware Converter to MOVE Machines between VMware Player/Workstation and ESXi. The virtual disk format is not compatible between products.

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Chach DalSantoSolutions & Systems ArchitectCommented:
Andrew is correct; its a different format and a different internal structure within the VMDK file.  Use the native VMware Converter to accomplish this.  It's free, and its what its made for.
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Sam OZAuthor Commented:
Hi I have tried with VConverter a couple of times and it is stuck at 1% and is not proceeding from there even after 12 hours ( But I have uploaded other VMs using Vconverter
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
what is the VM ?
By any chance did the VM have a snapshot in place. The drive listed in the error almost looks like it is reference a snapshot that is not longer present when is was moved.
Sam OZAuthor Commented:
I had snapshots. But I removed them all and tried VConverter
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