vRealize Business - Pricing software Recently I've been working on a vRealize Business for Cloud project where the client asked if it was possible to add specific software co... Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time? Sign up for the US #vBrownBag Sign up for the EMEA #vBrownBag Sign up for the APAC #vBrownBag Sign up for the LATAM #vBrownBag Need help? Pingback: Couldn't format VMFS on nested ESXi (VSAN datastore) - vBrain.info Samsonite801 says: 10/02/2016 at 12:49 pm I have a question about whether this will cause any side-effects on VSAN hosts Source
Or from esxi command line running the parted util make label command. Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 8. Shortly after the ESXi installation begins, the following error message is observed: This program has encountered an error: Error (see log for more info): Could not format a vmfs volume. The command "esxcli system settings advanced set -o /VSAN/FakeSCSIReservations -i 1" should be run on the ESXi Host(The really one),right?
I can use some help. Command ‘/usr/sbin/vmkfstools -C vmfs5 -b 1m -S datastore1 /vmfs/devices/disks/mpx.vmhba1:C0:T0:L0:3' exited with status 1048320 Thinking my ISO download was bad, I tried again, this time with the download manager, and even checked Post about your home lab, discussion of your home lab, questions you may have, or general discussion about transition your skill from the home lab to the workplace.
Did you ever come up with a solution? Monday, April 15, 2013 Clariion and Failover mode with vSphere This time I got a weird error when installing ESXi 5.1 on a boot via SAN disk. Created a VMFS3 and upgraded it! Join Now For immediate help use Live now!
Visit homelab IRC: #reddit-homelab on irc.freenode.net IRC Channel on Freenode Webchat Client: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=reddit-homelab /r/sysadmin - Original Sysadmin sub-reddit, EVERYTHING Sysadmin, but we're trying to keep the home lab stuff separate. Vmware Exited With Status 1048320 I had same issue and setting up fake SCSI reservation solved the issue. Have you tried rebuilding the array before you do an install? I specialize in Designing & Consulting on VMware VSphere, the integration of Storage and Network Stacks to VSphere.
Or, leave a comment on the post! VMware has also a KB (2068) stating about this configuration. Go to Solution 7 6 3 Participants adamshields(7 comments) LVL 3 jakethecatuk(6 comments) LVL 23 VMware9 Virtualization6 MS Server OS4 DarkHorseSki 14 Comments LVL 23 Overall: Level 23 VMware 9 That is until I fired up Twitter and got a hint on the right direction from @hyperviz0r (http://www.hypervisor.fr/).
Re: vSphere 4.0 Install fails with error "Could not format a vmfs volume" on Adaptec 3805 homedimon Jan 12, 2010 9:05 AM (in response to mtee) I managed to solve the Trying to test-drive ESXi 5, I ran into exactly the same problem and your solution worked for me perfectly. Could Not Format A Vmfs Volume. Exited With Status 1048320 I went with the latter and it worked for me. In the 0.1 release of the new Homelab theme I have decided to show a bit of love for some of our users that go above and beyond for the community,
After a couple of email exchanges, it turns the problem is with a SCSI-2 reservation being generated as part of creating a default VMFS datastore. http://gsbook.org/could-not/esx-could-not-format-a-vmfs-volume.php Virtualization Hyper-V Networking Active Directory Manage Active Directory Integration for ESXi Hosts Video by: Brian Teach the user how to join ESXi hosts to Active Directory domains Open vSphere Client: Join June 19, 2015 | Christopher works for me. What is weird about it is that failover mode 4 is not documented on the EMC website (it's always possible that I did not look at the right place).
Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 6. I am not selected "Advanced" during the install.. Join 32 other followers Blogs I FollowDan Gorman's Technology News AggregationVirtual RealityVMware Professional ServicesBrad HedlundAll about Cloud Ecosystem based on VMwareVCDX56Stretch Cloud - Technology UndressedUCSguru.compibytesrickardnobel.seboche.net - VMware vEvangelistblog.scottlowe.orgEric Sloof - NTPRO.NLTechnodroneWelcome http://gsbook.org/could-not/install-esxi-could-not-format-a-vmfs-volume.php Just ran the commands and worked like a charm!
VMware vSphere Virtualization Veeam Windows OS Setting up a Multi-Site Lab on a single Hyper-V host Article by: Raj-GT In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate I keep getting the error of 1048320. Workaround: Use scripted installation to assign the required size to your VMFS datastore."Hope this helps!!!
The host system is a Dell T3500 workstation. ~ # fdisk -l Disk /dev/disks/t10.ATA_____Hitachi_HUA721010KLA330_______________________GTF002PAJ09HEF: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 great great article… so much useful… thanks and regards =) Reply Fletcher Cocquyt (@Cocquyt) says: 10/01/2014 at 7:12 pm Hi, I'm getting the same 1048320 error during the /usr/sbin/vmkfstools stage, but I tried following it though and it did not seem to help. 0 LVL 3 Overall: Level 3 Message Author Comment by:adamshields ID: 276219282010-03-10 Also that article is referring to I am having the same problem you were having.
Here's the fix to emulate the SCSI reservation: esxcli system settings advanced set -o /VSAN/FakeSCSIReservations -i 1 This needs to be run on each host in the VSAN cluster - a An interesting dual-site ScaleIO Configuration (probably unsupported) Why the reticence to trying scale out storage? or, vmkfstools -C vmfs3 /vmfs/devices/disks/mpx.vmhbaA:T:L:P Error: No such file or directory Here's is another listing of the disks: # ls -alh /vmfs/devices/disks drwxr-xr-x 1 root root 512 Check This Out Pingback: Couldn't format VMFS on nested ESXi (VSAN datastore) - vBrain.info Comments are closed. **Sign up for #vBrownBag Live!** Can't make it live?