Managing a host in Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 2911 - Not enough storage is available to complete this operation (0x8007000E)

Symptoms

The following error message is generated when managing a Hyper-V host with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM):

Error (2911)
Insufficient resources are available to complete this operation on the HVhost01.domain.com server.
Not enough storage is available to complete this operation (0x8007000E)

Recommended Action
Ensure that the virtual machine host has sufficient memory and disk space to perform this action. Try the operation again.

Cause

This can occur if Windows Management Framework (WMF) 3.0 is installed on Hyper-V host without also applying update 2781512.

Resolution

To resolve this issue install hotfix 2781512.

2781512 - WinRM operations to Hyper-V fail on a Windows 7 SP1-based or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computer that has Windows Management Framework 3.0 installed (2781512)

Other issues that can cause this error:

1. Anti-Virus blocking WMI access.
2. Missing VMM optimizations found in KB2742246 (VMM 2012) or KB976640 (VMM 2008).

More Information

2781512 - WinRM operations to Hyper-V fail on a Windows 7 SP1-based or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computer that has Windows Management Framework 3.0 installed (2781512)

2742246 - How to troubleshoot the “Needs Attention” and “Not Responding” host status in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (2742246)

976640 - How to troubleshoot the "Not Responding" host status in SCVMM 2008 and in SCVMM 2008 R2 (976640)

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Article ID: 2869591 - Last Review: Jul 16, 2013 - Revision: 1

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