Storage vMotion Issue

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Storage vMotion Issue

Veeam Logoby jcwilsonmd » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:42 pm

Anyone see this?

We recently upgraded to ESXi 5.5 Update 3b build: 3248547

After the upgrade the we discovered that we can no longer do live Storage vMotion between luns. If we shut the guest down we can move without issue.

After troubleshooting with VMWARE the discovered the following:
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Found the following entries in the vmware.log during Storage vmotion:
2015-12-28T15:00:22.552Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-VMFS : "/vmfs/volumes/549abc71-9746d971-6976-d8d38562cc82/NBPSVWHD01/NBPSVWHD01_2-flat.vmdk" : open successful (1041) size = 42949672960, hd = 0. Type 3
2015-12-28T15:00:22.553Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-LIB : Resuming change tracking.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.553Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-CTK : Change tracking file /vmfs/volumes/549abc71-9746d971-6976-d8d38562cc82/NBPSVWHD01/NBPSVWHD01_2-ctk.vmdk is missing.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.553Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-CTK : Could not open change tracking file "/vmfs/volumes/549abc71-9746d971-6976-d8d38562cc82/NBPSVWHD01/NBPSVWHD01_2-ctk.vmdk": Change tracking invalid or disk in use.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.554Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-CTK : Re-initializing change tracking.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.554Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-CTK : Auto blocksize for size 83886080 is 128.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.741Z| Worker#0| I120: DISKLIB-VMFS : "/vmfs/volumes/549abc71-9746d971-6976-d8d38562cc82/NBPSVWHD01/NBPSVWHD01_2-flat.vmdk" : closed.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.843Z| Worker#0| I120: MigrateSetState: Transitioning from state 5 to 0.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.844Z| Worker#0| I120: Migrate: Final status reported to VMDB.
2015-12-28T15:00:22.844Z| Worker#0| I120: SVMotion: Enter Phase 0
2015-12-28T15:00:22.844Z| Worker#0| I120: SVMotionCleanupThread: Cleanup compl

After following KB ID: 1031873 and disabled CBT for the VM. Storage vMotion completes.

Still waiting for VMWARE to provide more then a workaround - anyone else experience this?
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Re: Storage vMotion Issue

Veeam Logoby finnzi » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:44 am


We are seeing similar issues - did you ever get any response from VMware? I haven't opened up a case yet.

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Re: Storage vMotion Issue

Veeam Logoby jcwilsonmd » Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:55 pm

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Re: Storage vMotion Issue

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:06 am

I see that there are some errors reported for change tracking information. Can you create a new VM for testing purposes and run a storage vMotion task?
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