VixDiskLib_Read() reported the error: You have requested access to an area of the virtual disk that is out of bounds

Article:TECH200016  |  Created: 2012-11-22  |  Updated: 2013-01-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH200016
Article Type
Technical Solution


Subject

Issue



The error “VixDiskLib_Read() reported the error: You have requested access to an area of the virtual disk that is out of bounds” is intermittently reported during VMware backups.

 


Error



V-79-57344-38264 - Unable to copy the virtual machine disk using the VMware VixDiskLib.

VixDiskLib_Read() reported the error: You have requested access to an area of the virtual disk that is out of bounds.

 


Cause



This was caused by an incorrect partition allocation.  The partition size in a disk was larger than the disk size.

 


Solution



To recover incorrect partition allocation, create new partition in new disk then copy data to the new partition.

 


Supplemental Materials

SourceUMI
ValueV-79-57344-38264
Description

Unable to copy the virtual machine disk using the VMware VixDiskLib


SourceError Code
Value0xe0009578
Description

Unable to copy the virtual machine disk using the VMware VixDiskLib


SourceETrack
Value3003958
Description

AVVI: You have requested access to an area of the virtual disk that is out of bounds



Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH200016


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