There is a "Consolidate Virtual Machine Disk Files process that is stuck and i need to kill it ASAP.
Cannot stop/cancel a "Consolidate virtual machine disk files" Process in VCenter The option to cancel is grayed out.
The process is running from our Backup server service account. It is running a backup job on the VM and it first takes a snapshot of the vm and then consolidates. But it is stuck on "Consolidating Virtual Machine Disk Files" and i already tried to cancel the job in our backup server and it does nothing.
There are two processes currenlty running on the VM
Process 1 = "Consolidate virtual machine disk files"
Process 2 = "Clone Virtual Machine"
Need help to force kill the Process 1 = "Consolidate virtual machine disk files" process only.
The process is holding up all of our Backup operations on our Arcserve UDP Server. It is critical that we are able to kill that process immediately
I have tried running several commands via ESXi SSH to identify the process and kill that process only, but it is not clear what process ID it is!
i tried the command "esxcli vm process list" and i get the following:
i tried the command "ps | grep <VM_NAME> and i get the following:
Not sure which process is the "Consolidate virtual machine disk files" process which is the one i want to kill.
I absolutely cannot kill the Process 2 = "Clone Virtual Machine" as it has been running for over 24 hours and its 80% done and i dont want to stop it!
So i cannot power off the VM at all. Not an option.