You run Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.
You try to deploy a newly created virtual machine to an instance of VMware ESX Server 3.0 Host.
VMware ESX Server 3.0 Host is running on the x64-based version of Windows Server 2008.
In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
Error (2947) Virtual Machine Manager cannot complete the VirtualCenter action on the server hostname.domain.com because of the following error:
Error during the configuration of the host: configSpec.guestId. (Unknown error (0x194))
Recommended Action Resolve the issue and then try the operation again.
There is no resolution or work around for this scenario. The placement of a virtual machine to an instance of VMware ESX Server 3.0 Host on an x64-based version of Windows Server 2008 R2 is not supported.
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