For instructions about installing the Hyper-V role, see Install Hyper-V and create a virtual machine.
Hyper-V management tools in Windows Server 2012 are designed to only manage the Windows Server 2012 version of Hyper-V.
If you use Windows Power Shell to install the Hyper-V role, the management tools are not included by default.
To do this, SSH to the ESXi host hosting the VM in question, and launch the Keep an eye on the output while the snapshot consolidation task attempts to run, as any/all file lock errors will be displayed.Is Dev Ops helping organizations reduce costs and time-to-market for software releases? Find out in this Information Week and Interop ITX infographic on the state of Dev Ops in 2017.A reoccurring issue this one, and usually due to a failed backup.The MAC address shown in the above output can be used to identify the ESXi host via v Sphere.I wanted to write up a quick post concerning an error I received recently with consolidating disks on a few VMs.In looking at the issue initially my suspicion is the deltas were not committed in a backup software run that went down dirty perhaps.