troubleshooting Question

ESXi 6.7: cannot poweroff VM

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Hi, I put one of my ESXi hosts in maintenance mode, but that task is currently in progress because one guest VM seems to have issues.
I am unable to edit anything on that VM, in vSphere console I noticed:
"the operations is not allowed in current state. The operation cannot be performaed because VM migration is in progress"
I tried to shut down affected VM through ESXi hosts (not vCenter).
it seems guest shutdown initiated (it is a very old XP vm!), but if I type:

vim-cmd vmsvc/power.getstate 131
Retrieved runtime info
Powered on

VM still results on.
I also tried with:

esxcli vm process kill -t=hard -w=2236513
esxcli vm process kill -t=force -w=2236513
esxcli vm process kill -t=soft -w=2236513

with no luck.
What else can I try to shutdown this VM?
Thank you!


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