esx.problem.vmfs.error.volume.is.locked

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    Summary

    Host made an attempt to access a VMFS datastore that is locked by another host.

    Causes

    I/O error, perhaps caused by bad shutdown due to power failure, or faulty controller/connection.

    Resolutions

    You may attempt to reload the VMFS volume metadata with the following command:

     # vmkfstools -B <vmfs device>

    Refer to this VMware KB article for more information.

    External

    Refer to the VMware Online Documentation for more information on vCenter event messages and possible solutions.