Consolidating disks – unable to access file since it is locked

Had a vm which had flagged up as requiring disk consolidation Attempting consolidation failed with the error ' Unable to access file since it is locked' The error stack showed the following : msg.fileio.lock Solution:Storage vMotion the disk to another data store and reattempt consolidation, this time it has cleared the locks and works. Nice … Continue reading Consolidating disks – unable to access file since it is locked