Restore of individual VMDK to ESX fails with error "Unable to create the new virtual machine."

Article:TECH194529  |  Created: 2012-08-07  |  Updated: 2013-03-12  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH194529
Article Type
Technical Solution


Subject

Issue



When trying to restore individual VMDK to ESX it fails with the error:

 


Error



 

Final error: 0xe000957e - Unable to create the new virtual machine.
Final error category: Resource Errors

For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-38270  
Connection to the restore target has been lost. Operation canceled. 

Environment



Restore of a single VMDK from a virtual machine which contains more than one VMDK.

 


Cause



Restore of individual VMDK using Backup Exec back to ESX is not supported at this time.

 


Solution



Workaround :

Use redirected restore option and restore the VMDK to a folder, use VMWare converter to copy the VMDK to ESX.

 


Supplemental Materials

SourceUMI
ValueV-79-57344-38270
Description

Unable to create the new virtual machine.



Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH194529


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