vSphere: Insufficient disk space on datastore

Symptoms A VMotion operation fails When attempting to migrate, you see the error: "Insufficient disk space on datastore '' Cause This issue may occur during a vMotion operation because vCenter Server 4.0 requires enough space to store two full-size copies of the virtual machine swap file simultaneously. If there is not enough space in the datastore, you receive this error. For example, a virtual machine file with 8 GB of memory and a 2 GB reservation requires a swap that is 6 GB in … [Read more...]

vMotion operation fails with the error: Insufficient disk space on datastore

vCenter Server 4.0 VMotion operation fails with the error: Insufficient disk space on datastore Symptoms A VMotion operation fails When attempting to migrate, you see the error: "Insufficient disk space on datastore ''." Resolution Cause This issue may occur during a vMotion operation because vCenter Server 4.0 requires enough space to store two full-size copies of the virtual machine swap file simultaneously. If there is not enough space in the datastore, you receive this … [Read more...]