Unable to create snapshot vmware 6.7U3 HPE Microserver Gen8

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Hi Fellows,

First - thanks for all your dedication with keeping this project so successful.


topic sais basically all. I am unable to take a snapshot of my xpenology.

DSM Version is: 

DSM 6.2.3-25426

Loader is: 1.03 Juns Loader

VMWare 6.7U3

VMWare Tools: open-vm-tools


Anyone got this running? I can remember i was able to take snapshots in an older installation von xpenology in the past.


Thanks for any hint :)




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You can't create a snapshot of a a powered on virtual machine if you have a passthrough controller attached to this virtual machine. Then you must first shutdown the vm and then you are able to create a snapshot.

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  • 2 weeks later...

Sorry for digging up this thread but the problem still remains.

Even powered off it is still not possible to snapshot which leaves me without a valid backup from a VM point of view.

Can I provide you with any information to debug further?


Thanks for your help!

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