vmdk and vmname-s001. vmdk and begins writing to the differential file -delta. vmdk is a descriptor file that points to the data file. VMware: Active snapshots but can't see them in Snapshot Manager June 2nd, 2010 sanderdaems Leave a comment Go to comments Today I got some problems with backing up one of my VM's using VMware Data Recovery. When I go to the snapshot manager there is no snapshot and when I choose consolidate it doesn't remove the delta files. 5 times the original VMDK file’s size to help it operate normally. vmdk file on host 10GB big. com and none of this was written by my self. the lifecycle rules on the B2 bucket should be set to preserve a number of days of history - enough to make sure that a backup problem is noticed before the history is deleted by the B2 service. /VM_Name2-000002-delta. Some of the Support Requests our Support Engineers deal with for both VMware Fusion and Workstation are data loss and vmdk (virtual hard-drive) issues with customer virtual machines. vmdk, ServerName-000003-delta. Also, the vmem file shouldn't be there if the machine is off. Since there is only one snapshot, this points to the base disk. The procedure must include a command to zero out data and the file must then be deleted. A Take Snapshot operation creates. The CID chain is the glue behind the snapshot delta hierachy. we had same issue and we have note down path, vmdk file name and scsi controllers information. VMware recovery software gives the capability to recover vital data from numerous VMDK files simultaneously. Failed to Lock The File is something a common issue in VMware Virtual environment and I thought to write this article as few of my colleagues asked couple of times how to find the vmdk locks in similar situations. When your 100% confident the machine is running good, you can delete or move the 000001. Select the drive you want to clone, and then choose Copy. Look for numbered files following the hyphen(-) in the name as below. vmdk file – This is the differential file created when you take a snapshot of a VM (also known as REDO log). 1 when you are unable to do it. Use ls -al to find if the snapshots are there are not. not the one with -flat, -delta or -ctk in the name. VMware vCenter provides a way to monitor snapshots. VMware: Active snapshots but can't see them in Snapshot Manager June 2nd, 2010 sanderdaems Leave a comment Go to comments Today I got some problems with backing up one of my VM's using VMware Data Recovery. 10 -You don’t have to go all in. Please note: is the base. Dim fs As FileStream = fi. Using SDelete and vmkfstools to Reclaim Thin VMDK Space Using thin provisioned virtual disks can provide many benefits. When we arrive at the wizard to the below picture, we need to set disk as use an existing virtal disk. -Recovered. properties file Clearing the ARP cache table in ESXi 5. vmdk is created. vmdk and their respective configuration file are shown as one and hence you cannot download only the configuration file. to revert to a previous version of the backup:. If vmdks are placed on other LUNs than where the. When you take the first snapshot there is no problem, the base VMDK image file is lock in its state and a new VMDK file is created. This means that if you want to delete all snapshots at once you will need around 130GB of free diskspace. TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO ZERTO VIRTUAL REPLICATION. If the VMDK is attached to an active VM, you could remove it from the VM entirely. To do this, simply copy the file (Ctrl + C) and paste (Ctrl + P) the file in a new location. vdi' because it has N child media. Use ls -al to find if the snapshots are there are not. This version of the Yocto Project Mega-Manual is for the 2. I ended up having to delete the who backup/copy completely. The diskname is on Linux e. Use a VMDK in VirtualBox. Over time the snapshot delta can grow to be quite large which could result in issues consolidating the virtual machine files. vmdk) so now we can remove the temp-flat. In the PowerCLI Community there are some thread that provide scripts to report on orphaned VMDK files, but most of these are quite old. Because when a snaphot is taken the actual VMDK file will be locked and the changes will be written to a new delta file. cd datastore2 ls -la. What is vmware snapshot? Definition from whatis. ) and support of R-Studio image file format (RDR-files). The parent CID value must point to the parent. Virtual Machine Snapshot is the major feature VMware. vmdk~ exists in the virtual machine directory. After a double check (you better do with theses case) in the. get (VMID) If unable to find any snapshot available from the output but in actual there are snapshot on the VM. (The term committing is used because the changes saved in the snapshot's delta files are now committed to the original virtual machine disk file, or VMDK. AW0004 Failed to open file. As you can see I’ve created my “TEST1” snapshot. Again we have added back the disk to the server and issue got fixed. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk descriptor file How to Recreate Missing VMWare Flat Files If you ever run into a situation where you restart a VMWare virtual machine and lo and behold y Convert VMDK files to OVF. You can make it a growable image file or one that has a pre-set size. vmdk you're trying to delete. After you have located the virtual. vmdk VisualSVNServer-Recovered_1. Author: Jon Munday An independent IT contractor with a strong focus on VMware virtualisation and infrastructure operations. ANS1417W Protected system state file 'filename' is backed up to the drive file space, not system state file space. VMDK files – and you changes will be saved. Cannot open the disk ‘XXXXXX. As you can see now, there are more than one vmdk disk files, the flat vmdk, the delta vmdk and the vmdk descriptor file (the Xp3-000001. After disconnecting the VMDK from the Veeam VM I was able to create a new snapshot and hit the "Delete All" button to commit the delta-vmdks. As you can see I’ve created my “TEST1” snapshot. In VMware Infrastructure 3 and vSphere 4. FileIOPermission for reading and writing files. 2: Duplicate file cleanup tool, can optionaly create hardlinks to save space. To boot up the VM I just took backup of 4. In real datasets zero byte regions can happen, however very large entirely zero byte files are uncommon, at least to my knowledge. vmdk files for original vHDD and for Snapshots. “vmkfstools –i myvmname-000001. Cannot open the disk 'XXXXXX. New version 7. Today the VMware host storage got full, and we checked what took up all space. With it, you can clean windows registry, remove cache files, fix errors, defrag disk, update windows, and download dlls. If a VM with non-persistent disks is powered on and there are redo logs, they will automatically be deleted. Close() ' Delete the file. Cannot open the disk 'C:\VM-machines\Windows XP-001\Windows XP Professional-000001. A file named vmname-000002-delta. The resulting flat file then consumes minimal amounts of space (1 MB) instead of immediately assuming the capacity specified with the -c switch. In the graphical frontend for Virtual Box we can easily remove a virtual machine by selecting the machine to remove and go to the menu entry "Machine --> Remove" or choose "Remove" from the right-click context menu. In Datastore browser, both the descriptor and the *flat. This Task is failing in the vSphere Client. vmdk to the same name as your FLAT file. vmdk and -Delta. The only moment when VMDK content comes to the fore is when you download the file. vmdk is 3 blocks (2 filled and one. Since the lock state is the result of an unfinished clustered file operation you need to issue a breaklock at the VMFS device level. 3 out of 5 based on 7 ratings Maria Levkina Maria Levkina, Veeam Software community manager, is responsible for increasing Veeam's presence on high-profile social media outlets such as Spiceworks, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, VMware communities, Experts Exchange and more. OneFS does not delete a shadow-store block immediately after the last reference to the block is deleted. vmdk are created as a result. Create() ' Modify the file as required, and then close the file. vmdk, -delta. The 000001 through 000007 all indicate they are marked for deletion, 8-12 are not. 5 and extra considerations another example. How to rename a VMDK in VMware ESXi The other day I had to rename a VMDK in ESXi. vmx file is locked on all hosts except the one on which it is running. So I decided to write a new script that would report on orphaned folders and VMDK files and that would have an option to remove these folders and files. As you can see I’ve created my “TEST1” snapshot. To open VMDK file, please follow the steps, Run PowerISO. But, the stale file copy was still left behind in the original datastore. It makes no sense to keep a particular Virtual Machine and change the OS inside - so remove the VM and create a new one: Virtual Box Manager. This file is stored in the directory that holds the configuration (. Sometimes, you’ll find yourself needing access to the contents of a VM’s virtual disk (VMDK), perhaps to retrieve data due to a VM biting the dust. Home; Raider Country; Remember Radio; Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan; FEEL GOOD FOLK RADIO (VRM) Veterans Radio Ministry; TESTDISK (A SPINRITE CLONE - VG!). As you can see from this visual, merging a 20GB base with a 4GB delta is half the time comparing PVS 7. » Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:14 pm 1 person likes this post Just a wild guess - since these are hotadd proxy servers and you back them up, there might be some race conditions when one proxy is being backed up and at the same time tries either to mount or remove disk from other VMs. Taking a snapshot creates a delta disk file for each disk attached to the virtual machine and optionally, a memory file. ), with the vmware's harddisk pointing to those. Use a VMDK in VirtualBox. After disconnecting the VMDK from the Veeam VM I was able to create a new snapshot and hit the "Delete All" button to commit the delta-vmdks. And the flat. vmdk - Extent file; Physical RDM Files:. vmdk) converted into the VirtualBox format. It is as an image of your computer’s hard drive and configuration for that virtual machine when you take a snapshot. In a VMFS volume sometimes these files stay locked even when they are not in use (possibly when a VM was not stopped properly). RW 209715200 VMFS “vmname-flat. The lock is not issued on the vmdk file directly. Our website uses cookies! By continuing to use our website, you agree with our use of cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. A snapshot consists of files that are stored on a supported storage device. Then starting with the highest number snapshot ran the following command to clone the disk in a way that would merge the delta disks into a copy of the main disk. With VMFS-based storage, ESXi takes VM snapshots by creating a delta VMDK file for each of the VM’s virtual disks. vmdk and -delta. Bug fix – In-file delta backup is performed for seed load when perform the same Exchange backup job again Bug fix – In-file delta backup is performed for seed load when performing the same Oracle backup job again Bug fix – In-file delta backup is performed for seed load when perform the same Lotus domino backup job again. Again we have added back the disk to the server and issue got fixed. It may just come handy on a rainy day. vmdk file lying around. Once the recovery is complete, the virtual machine will be now available in the target site, and all the VM files that were named as hbr. vmdk myvmnamenew. VMware recovery software gives the capability to recover vital data from numerous VMDK files simultaneously. To change the type, simply power down the VM, edit settings and delete the Hard Disk that. For example, if your file is a huge 5GB movie file, then you won't be able to copy it to an external hard drive that is formatted with FAT16. In today's post, we will be looking at how to recreate missing vmdk file. Each snapshot file has 6 digit number attached to it to indicate its position within the snapshot chain (e. See my below output. VMDK files – and you changes will be saved. Sometimes can be useful know how to recover a VM without the vCenter. This particular VM was split into two files, vmname. As you can see from the commands. When I go to the snapshot manager there is no snapshot and when I choose consolidate it doesn't remove the delta files. Strange thing is that there is no FS05-000001. The 000001 through 000007 all indicate they are marked for deletion, 8-12 are not. vmdk file in our example), along with the memory snapshot and various control and log files. It seems that we have made a major improvement to the way we do snapshot consolidation in vSphere 6. The question I have is which host has the file locked, I don't want to reboot more than is necessary. vmdk’ or one of the snapshot disks it depends on. With just one snapshot delete and delete all is the same action. A virtual disk is made up of one or more. base disk (5GB) snap01 delta (1GB) + snap02 delta (2GB) 149. x 10/02/2015 Mads Laksø VMware VMware , Vsphere So how can a datastore be deleted if there is an active file in a vmkdump folder that resides in the datastore running Vsphere Client and ESX 5. Cannot open the disk 'C:\path\vmfilename. Consolidate or delete the existing snapshots, then rerun the backup. Failed to start the virtual machine. FileIOPermission for reading and writing files. By default, the first and all delta disks are stored with the base. SmartPCFixer™ is a fully featured and easy-to-use system optimization suite. delta files (-0000x. I've found that following the steps below fixes the problem and allows me to boot the virtual machine as it existed at the time of creation. So I decided to write a new script that would report on orphaned folders and VMDK files and that would have an option to remove these folders and files. com and none of this was written by my self. By default, the first and all delta disks are stored with the base. -When you extend the disk using vsphere client, the change is not getting reflected. Verified by using touch command to VMDK " touch abcdefgh. Can't delete orphaned VM files because a file is in use 24 February, 2014 Dennis Pennings We're in the process of upgrading this server from Win08R2 to Win12R2, which means we have to move a lot of VM's so we could do a reinstall on the hardware. vmdk got deleted and new delta file called “winsvr-000002-delta. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5. Can you please help how to delete the Delta files from command line. No, this does not delete files by their inode. vmdk was locked. used for MSCS clusters disks or FT VMs) We see mode 2 which indicates a file lock. In 1 of the virtual hard disk, we experience difficulty as the ESX servers will force the virtual HDD to be detached from the VM. After running the command, the full 50GB was instantly available. 1 when you are unable to do it. To list all delta disk files stored across the datastores:. Deleting a snapshot does not mean you will loose data. After committing snapshots, you will no longer be able to revert a VM back to a point beyond what’s encompassed in the VMDK file. If you specified that the virtual disk is divided into 2GB sections, the number of files depends on the size of the virtual disk. vmdk is produced when you take a snapshot. Errors that resemble the following are recorded in the ClientIDManagerStartup. In order to remove an entry from the list and make the file name available again, simply execute the following command: vboxmanage closemedium disk --delete After that, both the file and the UUID entry in the configuration should be be purged from the list and you can create a new virtual hard disk drive with the same file name again. After some investigation, I found out that the delta files were continuing to grow and never merging back into the flat flat. All further writes to the virtual machine disks are stored in a delta disk (also called snapshot disk, child disk, virtual disk redologs or (sparse) delta disks). vmx configuration file and in the. Delete VMware virtual machine datastore files with caution! The above simple example shows that we must browse a datastore with caution. VMware products use several file types to describe a virtual machine, including the the machine metadata, disks, memory, paging files and snapshots. You can explore the VM folder in vSAN Datastore but you will get only. This is done for every file that is delta-copied, so the fewer files are, the less data ends up being in the \deltas folder. Please note: is the base. Do you have a VM that is missing its VMX file or maybe the VM’s VMX file has corrupted? Now you could manually recreate a missing or corrupt VMX file (restoring one from a backup would be the best solution) but a quick and easy way for recreating it is to create a new VM within the VMware Infrastructure. How to unlock a vmdk file without a host reboot by Harley Stagner on November 25, 2009 I ran into a situation recently with a client that had an Exchange server VM that would not start due to a locked VMDK file on the ESX host. In Datastore browser, both the descriptor and the *flat. vmdk or VM_NAME-00000#-delta. Home; Raider Country; Remember Radio; Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan; FEEL GOOD FOLK RADIO (VRM) Veterans Radio Ministry; TESTDISK (A SPINRITE CLONE - VG!). Technorati Tags: VMware , ESXi , ESX , "Unable to access a file since it is locked" , P2V , Convertor , disk , locked , access , unable. OneFS does not delete a shadow-store block immediately after the last reference to the block is deleted. In other words, during a snapshot operation, this VMDK continues to behave as if there is no snapshot being taken of the virtual machine and all writes go directly to disk. This Task is failing in the vSphere Client. If a VM with non-persistent disks is powered on and there are redo logs, they will automatically be deleted. vmdk file but no actual data vmdk file) So I deleted the -delta file and then created a snapshot while the VM was still powered off. It cannot help here, as an attempt was already made with the correct name (alongside other attempts with an incorrect name). vmdk you're trying to delete. If you specified that the files can increase, filenames include an s in the file number, for example, Windows 7-s001. Try to delete the file again. After you have identified the host, login to the service console of ESXI host. ) mode 2 = is a read-only lock (e. This file is required by VMkernel to swap virtual machine memory to the disk in case of excessive overprovisioning. vswp file size is equal to the amount of virtual memory. Cannot remove datastore 'Datastore Name: * VMFS uuid: *' because file system is busy. After a double check (you better do with theses case) in the. Is it safe to delete the *-flat. If you delete the storage pool that a shadow store resides on, the shadow store is moved to a pool occupied by another file that references the shadow store. vmdk and temp-flat. Do you have a VM that is missing its VMX file or maybe the VM’s VMX file has corrupted? Now you could manually recreate a missing or corrupt VMX file (restoring one from a backup would be the best solution) but a quick and easy way for recreating it is to create a new VM within the VMware Infrastructure. vmdk and associated files to a temp directory. How do I delete a VM in VirtualBox when the hard drive the VDI file was on is deleted? and the snapshots cannot be deleted for the same reason--it can't find the. Verified the snapshot from the Esxcli by using "vim-cmd vmsvc/snapshot. If you're new to using vi, then move the cursor down to #ssh line and then press the Insert key. Tool safely complete scanning process and recover entire Virtual machine VMDK records from single drive as well as multiple drives after fixing corruption causes. VMFS volumes use the metadata files to maintain cluster state info. Snapshots grow in chunks of 16 MB each. vmdk) so now we can remove the temp-flat. Note: For more information about steps using the vMA or vCLI, see either vSphere Management Assistant or vSphere Command-Line Interface documentation. However, this VMDK file can be corrupted for few reasons like: hardware and software faults, physical drive issues etc. vmdk binary (or "name"-delta. One is a text file containing descriptive data about the virtual hard disk and the second is the actual content of that disk. Explore products and solutions from RSA. When files are in use they are locked to prevent modifying by anything else. This file would be helpful in determining the changes that occurred on the VM following a snapshot, if one had tools to interpret the information. com and none of this was written by my self. Check for delta disks on the virtual machine or a virtual machine in the “needs consolidate” state. so we decided to delete it and After deleting the snap shot , the system doesn't boot up and was searching for the vmdk file which no longer exist. Failed to lock the file. Strange thing is that there is no FS05-000001. Note: For more information about steps using the vMA or vCLI, see either vSphere Management Assistant or vSphere Command-Line Interface documentation. ServerName-000001-delta. vmdk and vmname-s001. If the files are in fact in-use and required by the virtual machine, the operation fails and prevent deletion of the disk files. Posts about vSphere written by Nikos Chrissostomidis. get (VMID) If unable to find any snapshot available from the output but in actual there are snapshot on the VM. 1 when you are unable to do it. Now all the change that you apply to the virtual machine will be written into this snapshot file. Failed to start the virtual machine. we had same issue and we have note down path, vmdk file name and scsi controllers information. OneFS does not delete a shadow-store block immediately after the last reference to the block is deleted. OMV – Can not install GRUB Bootloader to /dev/sdd (defaults to /dev/sda) Firewall Rules in pFsense… weebly; Zef-Spotter ads! hello bitwig: why do you make an copy of ableton live? install wget in. After this I was able to delete both folders and now the datastore is. Check in, change seats, track your bag, check flight status, and more. vmsd file contains the structure of the snapshot tree. vmdk and afterwards all snapshot files are deleted. /dev/sda, and on Windows e. I can see in the VMware vSphere Client that the XenDesktop 7 Service Account is trying to delete some old Test vmdk Files, which are not existing any more. Each time a chunk is added the VMFS volume is locked. One is the descriptor file and the other flat file. Do you have a VM that is missing its VMX file or maybe the VM's VMX file has corrupted? Now you could manually recreate a missing or corrupt VMX file (restoring one from a backup would be the best solution) but a quick and easy way for recreating it is to create a new VM within the VMware Infrastructure Client (VIC) or via CLI/RCLI. vmdk is one example for the first disk. vmdk This is a virtual disk file, which stores the contents of the virtual machine's hard disk drive. pdf file with acrobat reader. Hello, In my new company i've inherited an ESX server which runs some virtual server2003 machines stored on a SAN Datastore. When I go to the snapshot manager there is no snapshot and when I choose consolidate it doesn't remove the delta files. Citrix Hypervisor is the leading open source virtualization platform, powered by the Xen hypervisor. We are about to implement a new backup solution that is based on Symantec Netbackup 7, and - like any modern VMware backup solution - it leverages a very cool feature named Changed Block Tracking (CBT) that was introduced in vSphere 4. Netbackup attempts backup, fails indicating cannot take snapshot. vmdk” All the active writes to the virtual machine are passed to the newly created virtual machine. (rather than delete the newdisk. If the VHD to be converted is already attached to a virtual machine, it might be quicker to work with the virtual machine’s property pages rather than explore the file system. This is why thin virtual disks are needed-they can be shrunk and grown. Now if you want to delete the snapshot you can go to snapshot manager and select the snapshot you want to remove and then press the delete button. If you remove this attribute the VMDK file will be deleted when the Image is deleted in OpenNebula. x Defragmenting VMware VirtualCenter 2. Reading the contents of these logs, I found that the failure was during loading one of the virtual disks, as it could not find the disk file (virtual disks are just files in the ESX server file system). Recreating a missing virtual disk (VMDK) descriptor file for delta disks (1026353) Recreating a missing virtual disk (VMDK) descriptor file for imported ESX 2. Use naming convetion suich as "GOLD"+Label+VersionNumber. lck folders. » Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:14 pm 1 person likes this post Just a wild guess - since these are hotadd proxy servers and you back them up, there might be some race conditions when one proxy is being backed up and at the same time tries either to mount or remove disk from other VMs. The same goes for the FS05-000002. On Linux or FreeBSD host the parameter -relative causes a VMDK file to be created which refers to individual partitions instead to the entire disk. vmdk files by listing out the contents of the directory location of the virtual machine. Understanding VMWare snapshots. So if *delta. Similar to the following # Extent description. vmdk file explicitly. ANS1417W Protected system state file 'filename' is backed up to the drive file space, not system state file space. If there are multiple vmdk's attached to the VM, seperate delta files will be created for each vmdk. Book a trip. A Take Snapshot operation creates. This KB provides information on how to remove stuck VMDK's from the Veeam Proxy. As you can see from this visual, merging a 20GB base with a 4GB delta is half the time comparing PVS 7. New version 7. vmdk This is a virtual disk file, which stores the contents of the virtual machine's hard disk drive. I assume that you are still logged in on the Orchestrator appliance and still located at /etc/vco/app-server/security. VMDK could cause problems and destroy the entire virtual machine (unless you spend a lot of time editing the. No, this does not delete files by their inode. “Cannot delete file [DATASTORE] myfile. Since the new file only holds changes it is called a “delta file” If you decide you like the new changes you can keep them (which writes all changes to the original vmdk) or discard them which deletes the new VMDK and sets you back to using the old one. Maybe I'm misunderstanding what the author is trying to demonstrate, but I'm having a hard time determining if the author is conveying that you would be able to boot the virtual machine in VMWare Workstation after having the virtual disk file (. Module 'Disk' power on failed. After a double check (you better do with theses case) in the. Correct the problem and retry the operation. Similar to the following # Extent description. After some investigation, I found out that the delta files were continuing to grow and never merging back into the flat flat. Refer Logs with the current time stamp. What this means is MERGE all the snapshots in the original vmdk file then deletes the delta files. File 'filespace namepath-namefile-name' is not recognized by the system as a disk file and cannot be processed. StarWind V2V Converter can convert VHD files to VMDK (Virtual Machine Disk) for use in the VMWare Workstation program. running (writing) on vm-00003-delta. vmdk, or a delta file such as (vmame)-1_1. ) I've rebuild the server on another machine from the -flat file (renaming FILENAME inside SERVER. What was happening was our Avamar Proxies were not releasing the disk that it mounted to copy the files off ( what the Avamar Proxy does it takes a snapshot of a VM, takes the original vmdk file and mounts it as another disk drive to the proxy and copies the files off, and when it is done it removed the drive, and removes the snapshot) our. Now the machine can power on and its no longer using a 000001 disk or delta's. /dev/sda, and on Windows e. With it, you can clean windows registry, remove cache files, fix errors, defrag disk, update windows, and download dlls. SEsparse SEsparse is a default format for all delta disks on the VMFS6 datastores. However there was no way to save SERVER-00001. Refer Logs with the current time stamp. Consequence: you cannot load the VM in your VirtualCenter and you cannot start the VM. To do this, simply copy the file (Ctrl + C) and paste (Ctrl + P) the file in a new location. My VM still works but now its back to the state it was 4 months ago from before i created the snapshot. These "lck" folders are created when locks are placed on vmdk and vmem files when the machine is in the running state. In order to upload your virtual machines into the Ravello service, you need to first export the VM files from vCenter/vSphere. vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on. Cannot open the disk ‘…vmdk’ or one of the snapshot disks it depends on. Reply Delete. used for MSCS clusters disks or FT VMs) We see mode 2 which indicates a file lock. vmdk VM-ctk. You can also open an SSH connection to the host to view the -. vmdk files exist = snapshots exists. If you're new to using vi, then move the cursor down to #ssh line and then press the Insert key. It’s not all or nothing with VVols, you can easily run it right alongside VMFS or NFS on the same storage array. Reading the contents of these logs, I found that the failure was during loading one of the virtual disks, as it could not find the disk file (virtual disks are just files in the ESX server file system). So here are three potential problem areas that you may want to consider when getting a "Unable to access a file since it is locked" within ESX.