vMotion operation fails with the error, “The VM failed to resume on the destination during early power on”.

I had an interesting issue to resolve today, one that I haven’t seen before and one that took a bit of digging to resolve. The problem related to migrating some Exchange mailbox servers from a legacy ESXi 4.1 host onto new ESXi 5.1 host. This should have been a simple vMotion operation, but the task … Continue reading “vMotion operation fails with the error, “The VM failed to resume on the destination during early power on”.”

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Suppressing CPU compatibility checks in vSphere 5.x

I have been meaning to post this information for ages, and fortunately after replying to a question in the VMware communities Andreas Peetz picked up on this and wrote a comprehensive article about these advanced settings, crucially explaining when to use them and why not to use them in production – thanks Andreas, excellent information! … Continue reading “Suppressing CPU compatibility checks in vSphere 5.x”

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