troubleshooting Question

VMware 6.7 - spontaneous virtual machine restarts

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Hello,

We have VMware ESXi 6.7 Update 2 installed in HP Gen 9 server, that contains a virtual machine, with enough hardware resources (CPU/RAM...). But this virtual machine reboots spontaneously/unexpectedly and does not have any operating system error. Which means it might be a VMware problem regarding that virtual machine.
I precize, we do not have any HA or FT configured. Just a vCenter that manages couple of standalone hosts (no cluster).

In the operating system of that VM which is Windows Server 2016, i just find error messages (6008: unexpected restarts).
Which means the it might be a hypervisor problem.. for that, i tried to migrate that vm to another Host, but always same problem, unexpected restarts...

When i tried to see virtual machine logs, i did not find anything valuable that might help (vmware.log). And same thing in vmkernel.log or vmkwarning.log.. (vm name is VM01)
I wonder where i should look too. any idea please?
Thank you in advance,
vmware.log
vmkwarning.log
vmkernel.log
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