Fix VM snapshot in VMware vSphere when file lock cannot be released
Finding VMware snapshots can already be a nasty and difficult task as some of these hidden or just hard to find as the vSphere environment is pretty large. Therefore it’s important to have scripts, reports and tools like Snapwatcher or opvizor Health Analyzer to get an idea about the current situation in your environment.
That is actually the first step – know about your situation!
But the next step is to delete the Snapshots and one of the meanest situations are locked files that stop you from doing so.#
There are many different kinds of locking mechanism VMware vSphere uses and I want to start our fix VM snapshot series with a real tough one.
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