Virtual Machine Grey Out

Virtual Machine Grey Out and Can’t control on vcenter level / host level you can check with this command

Do this Step as below :
1. ssh session to host which vm have error / direct to console and cli to host
2. Do this command cli as below :
vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms

show any message with this :
Skipping invalid VM ’22’

(this virtual machine vmx id 22 grey out already) so we have solve this with next step

3. You have reload the inventory id,
vim-cmd vmsvc/reload inventory-vmx-id

example command line :

vim-cmd vmsvc/reload 22

note : inventory id = 22

If you have many vm’s happen you just ssh to your each host then do

vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms
**check any invalid VM vmx id
vim-cmd vmsvc/reload inventory-vmx-id

I hope my blog can help solve your problem


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