VMWare: Virtual Machine Disks Consolidation Needed

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You may see a ‘warning triangle’ over one of your VM’s, and on its summary page you see the following;

 Disk Consolidation Required


Virtual machine disks consolidation is needed.
Virtual machine Consolidation Needed status.



Basically theres a problem with the machine snapshots, If you right click the VM > Snapshots > Consolidate.

vSphere Disk Consolidation

Yes – Job done, that was easy.

Confirm Disk Consolidation


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