VMware Conversion fails with The existing virtual machine cannot be deleted. Cannot continue with the conversion."

Article:TECH191523  |  Created: 2012-06-22  |  Updated: 2014-03-12  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH191523
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



VMware Conversion fails immediately


Error



Completed status: Failed
Final error: 0xe000a444 - The existing virtual machine cannot be deleted. Cannot continue with the conversion.
Final error category: Resource Errors

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Environment




 


Cause



This can happen when the VM being restored already exists and the targeted VSphere server does not have the VStorage API license.


Solution



Install the VStorage API License, or target a licensed VSphere server.


Supplemental Materials

Value V-79-57344-42052
Description

The existing virtual machine cannot be deleted. Cannot continue with the conversion.

 



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