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Virtual Machine disks consolidation is needed

As per VMware : When a virtual machine snapshot consolidation fails in vSphere, a Configuration Issue warning is reported in the Summary tab of a VM.

When you initiate snapshots deletion, virtual machine disks consolidation happens along with snapshot delete operation. But sometimes due to bad sectors or configuration file errors or due to backup tool, your virtual machines show a warning message “Virtual Machine disks consolidation is needed”.

When you try to consolidate the disks it may fail to consolidate the disks and show error similar to the below:Read More »

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