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Links to other error code pages can be found at System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Error Codes.

 

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Code

Message

Recommended Action (in product)

Additional Troubleshooting Information

26100

Unable to contact storage service on %ComputerName;.

Ensure that the storage service is properly installed and running.

26101

Storage discovery of provider %ProviderName; at TCPPort %TCPPort; for user %UserName; failed from %ComputerName; with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid provider, port and user credentials for storage discovery.

26102

The storage provider %ProviderName; already exists.

Check the storage provider and then try the operation again.

26103

The storage array %ArrayName; doesn't support %CopyMethod; logical unit copy method.

Check the storage array capabilities and then try the operation again.

26104

Creating storage group %StorageGroupName; failed on array %ArrayName; with initiator %InitiatorName; and logical units %LogicalUnits; with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for creating storage group.

26105

Adding storage logical units %LogicalUnits; to storage group %StorageGroupName; failed with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for adding storage logical units to storage group.

26106

Removing storage logical units %LogicalUnits; from storage group %StorageGroupName; failed with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for removing storage logical units from storage group.

26107

Adding initiator %InitiatorName; to storage group %StorageGroupName; failed with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for adding initiator to storage group.

26108

Removing initiator %InitiatorName; from storage group %StorageGroupName; failed with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for removing initiator from storage group.

26109

Deleting storage group %StorageGroupName; failed with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for creating storage group.

26110

The requested storage operation is supported only on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V hosts.

Try the operation on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V hosts.

26111

Could not register logical units %LogicalUnits; to %VMHostName; as at least one of the logical units is already in use.

Specify either free logical units to register to host or specify cluster to register logical units to all nodes of cluster.

26112

Storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; is already in use by initiator %InitiatorName; .

Unregister logical unit from the in-use host to register this logical unit to different host.

26113

Could not register or unregister logical units %LogicalUnits; as all logical unit s do not belong to the same storage array.

Retry the operation by splitting these logical units into groups belonging to same storage array.

26114

Could not register logical units to %VMHostName; as host doesn't have access to storage array %ArrayName;.

Retry the operation after giving access to host to array through zoning.

26115

Could not register or unregister logical units %LogicalUnits; to %VMHostName; as host is node of a cluster %HostClusterName;.

Retry the operation by specifying cluster.

26116

Could not register or unregister logical units as array %ArrayName; doesn't support masking operations.

Specify valid logical units from array which supports masking operations.

26117

Could not register or unregister logical units as array %ArrayName; doesn't support AllPortsShareTheSameView.

Specify valid logical units from array which supports AllPortsShareTheSameView.

26118

Creating snapshot of storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; failed with error code %S torageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for creating snapshot.

26119

Creating clone of storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; failed with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for creating clone.

26120

The logical unit %LogicalUnit; already has the maximum %MaxLimit; snapshots.

Specify valid logical unit for creating snapshot.

26121

Could not change unique id or signature of disk %DiskName; on host %VMHostName; as disk id or signature %DiskIdOrSignature; specified is invalid for disk whose partition type is %PartitionStyle;.

Specify valid disk id or signature matching partition type.

26122

Could not change unique id or signature of disk %DiskName; on host %VMHostName; as disk id or signature specified is invalid for the disk.

Specify valid disk id or signature matching partition type.

26123

Creation of virtual machine %VMName; using SAN Clone/Snapshot mechanism is allowed only from a template.

Use a SAN Clone/Snapshot capable template for rapidly provisioning a virtual machine using SAN.

26124

Could not create virtual machine %VMName; using SAN Clone/Snapshot mechanism as template %TemplateName; is not SAN Clone/Snapshot capable.

Use a SAN Clone/Snapshot capable template for rapidly provisioning a virtual machine using SAN.

26125

Deployment option for all Virtual Hard Disk Configuration should be SAN to create virtual machine %VMName; using SAN Clone/Snapshot mechanism.

Specify SAN deployment option for all Virtual Hard Disk Configurations.

26126

Creation of virtual machine %VMName; using SAN Clone/Snapshot mechanism is allowed only for Hyper-V hosts.

Select Hyper-V host for rapidly provisioning a virtual machine using SAN.

26127

Storage classification changes to the virtual disk drives are only allowed only f or template.

Specify template virtual disk drive to change its storage classification.

26128

Storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; cannot be allocated to host group %HostGroupNa me; as logical unit is already in use.

Specify free logical unit to allocate storage to host group.

26129

Storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; has been allocated to host group %HostGroupNam e; where none of the hosts in host group has access to storage array %ArrayName;.

Give access to at least one host in the host group to the array through zoning.

26130

Storage pool %StoragePool; has been allocated to host group %HostGroupName; where none of hosts in host group has access to storage array %ArrayName;.

Give access to hosts in host group to array through zoning.

26131

Could not register logical units %LogicalUnits; as all logical units are not allocated to %VMHostName; host group.

Retry the operation after allocating logical units to host group.

26132

Could not create virtual machine using SAN Clone/Snapshot mechanism as storage pool %StoragePool; is not allocated to %VMHostName; host group.

Allocate logical unit's storage pool to host group to rapidly provisioning a virtual machine using SAN.

26133

Storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; cannot be de-allocated from host group %HostGroupName; as logical unit is already in use.

Unregister logical unit from host before de-allocating logical unit from host group.

26134

Storage classification must be specified to manage storage pool %StoragePool;.

Specify classification to manage storage pool.

26135

Creating storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; storage pool %StoragePool; on failed with error code %StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for creating logical unit.

26136

Creation of virtual machine %VMName; using local virtual disk option is allowed only from a template.

Use a template for rapidly provisioning a virtual machine using local virtual disk option.

26137

Deployment option for all Virtual Hard Disk Configurations should be same as UseE xistingVirtualDisk to create virtual machine %VMName; if one of them is using the UseExistingVirtualDisk option.

Specify UseExistingVirtualDisk deployment option for all Virtual Hard Disk Configurations.

26138

When using the local virtual disk deployment option, destination location of the local virtual disk is required.

Specify a destination location and then try the operation again.

26139

The storage pool classification of a VHD associated with VM %VMName; does not match the classification of virtual hard disk of template %TemplateName; for deployment using SAN.

Select a virtual hard disk attached to a storage pool with the correct classification and try the operation again.

26140

Could not set logical unit %LogicalUnit; as logical unit copy source as it has snapshots.

Please specify logical unit without snapshots as copy source.

26141

Could not set logical unit copy source for logical unit %LogicalUnit; as it is already in use.

Please specify free logical unit as a copy.

26142

Register logical unit is not allowed for logical unit copy %LogicalUnit;.

Please specify free logical unit as a copy.

26143

Register logical unit is not allowed for logical unit %LogicalUnit; as it has snapshots or copies.

Please specify logical unit without snapshot and copies for register logical unit.

26144

Creating snapshot of logical unit %LogicalUnit; is not allowed for logical units which is copy source for other logical units.

Please specify logical unit which is not a copy source for other logical units.

26145

The template virtual hard disk logical units are not SAN copy capable as logical unit %LogicalUnit; already has maximum number of snapshots.

Add more logical unit copies to template logical unit and retry the operation.

26146

The template virtual hard disk logical units are not SAN copy capable as they belong to different storage pool of same classification.

Have all logical units per classification in template to belong to same storage pool and retry the operation.

26147

Storage logical units %LogicalUnits; are in use by one or more virtual machines.

Remove the virtual machines and retry the operation.

26148

The cluster disk resource %ResourceName; for Storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; is in use by resource group %ResourceGroupName;.

Remove the resource group and retry the operation.

26149

When using the local virtual disk deployment option, a pinned host on the virtual machine configuration is required.

Specify a pinned host on the virtual machine configuration and then try the operation again.

26150

All template virtual hard disks are not present on SAN copy capable logical units, hence template is not SAN copy capable.

Bring storage pool under management if template logical units are not managed or attach virtual hard disks which are SAN copy capable to template and retry the operation.

26151

The template virtual hard disk logical units are not SAN copy capable as logical unit %LogicalUnit; is already a snapshot or a logical unit copy.

Attach virtual hard disks which are SAN copy capable to template and retry the operation.

26152

Assignment of mount point to cluster volume is skipped as it is not supported by platform.

Ensure that the effects of skipping of assignment of mount point to cluster disk are mitigated.

26153

Register logical unit to initiator %InitiatorName; is not supported as its storage group %StorageGroupName; contains multiple host initiators.

Create one storage group per host and retry the operation.

26154

The storage classification cannot be removed as one or more objects are associate d with this classification.

Remove all associations of this classification and retry the operation.

26155

Unable to move the virtual hard disk because a duplicate Bus, LUN, and Bus Type are not specified.

Specify a valid Bus, LUN, and BusType, and then try the operation again.

26156

Could not remove logical unit %LogicalUnit; as it is in use.

Specify either free logical units to remove or unregister this logical unit and retry the operation.

26157

Could not remove logical unit %LogicalUnit; as logical unit it has snapshots or copies.

Please specify logical unit without snapshots or copies.

26158

Could not find logical unit %LogicalUnit; on host %VMHostName; after unmasking operation.

Ensure that host %VMHostName; has access to storage array %ArrayName ; by zoning property for fibre channel or logging into array targets for iSCSI and MPIO is setup for the array on host. Then try the operation again.

26159

The storage classification %ClassificationName; cannot be removed or modified as they are reserved classifications.

Select different classification and retry the operation.

26160

The storage pool %StoragePool; cannot be set to reserved storage classification % ClassificationName;.

Select different classification and retry the operation.

26161

Could not set logical unit %LogicalUnit; as logical unit copy source as it is allowed only during clone operation.

Please specify clone method to create logical unit.

26162

The storage logical unit name contains a character that is not allowed.

A storage logical unit name can only contain alpha numeric character s. Check the storage logical unit name and then try the operation again.

26163

The storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; name cannot be set to %Name; as specified name format or length is not valid for storage array.

Please use storage array management tool to change the name of logical unit.

26164

Could not find available cluster disk resource with disk id or signature %DiskIdOrSignature; on cluster node %VMHostName; after unmasking operation.

Ensure that all cluster nodes has access to storage array by zoning property for fibre channel or logging into array targets for iSCSI and MPIO is setup for the array on all nodes. Then try the operation again.

26165

The volume %DiskName; on host %VMHostName; is already formatted as NTFS. In order to prevent data loss, the volume has not been formatted

To format this volume, use the "ForceFormat" parameter, or format the volume manually

26166

The volume %DiskName; on host %VMHostName; contains an unsupported file system

Format the volume as NTFS, or use the "ForceFormat" parameter

26167

The VMM Agent installed on machine %VMHostName; is of an older version that does not support SAN migration operations.

Ensure the machine has the latest VMM agent installed and retry the operation.

26168

Removal of storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; failed with error code %StorageErro rCode; %StorageErrorMessage;.

Specify valid parameters for removing snapshot.

26169

Could not find disk %DiskName; on host %VMHostName;.

Make sure disk is present on the host and retry the operation.

26170

Could not migrate virtual machine %VMName; because its location could not be determined.

Restore the VM to a healthy state and retry the migration operation.

26171

Creation of storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; failed because the specified storage pool %StoragePool; is not managed by VMM.

Bring pool %StoragePool; under management, or choose a pool that is already managed.

26172

Could not mount GPT disk %DiskName; to host %VMHostName; because the size of the disk is under %MinLimit; MB.

Retry the operation using a disk with more than %MinLimit; MB capacity.

26173

Removal of storage logical unit %LogicalUnit; failed because the LUN is part of a storage group (%StorageErrorCode; %StorageErrorMessage;).

Remove the logical unit from the storage group first.

26174

Mount logical unit calls do not have corresponding register logical unit calls. Logical unit ids with missing register call %LogicalUnits;.

Make sure all mount logical unit to a host calls have corresponding register logical unit calls.

26175

The VMM Agent installed on machine %VMHostName; is of an older version that does not support all storage operations.

Ensure the machine has the latest VMM agent installed and retry the operation.

26176

The specified target %TargetName; is not of the expected type of iSCSI.

Enter a valid iSCSI target to create session.

26177

The specified iSCSI portal is not valid.

Enter a valid iSCSI portal with valid IPV4 address to create session .

26178

Couldn't find specified target %TargetName; after adding iSCSI portal to host %VM HostName;.

Enter a valid iSCSI target and portal to create session.

26179

Couldn't enable multi path i/o for known storage arrays on host %VMHostName;.

Enable multi path i/o for storage arrays being used on host manually after adding multi path feature.

26180

The IP address %IPAddress; is not valid iSCSI initiator address for %VMHostName;.

Enter a valid IPv4 address of iSCSI host, and then try the operation again.

26181

Failed to enable and start iSCSI service on host %VMHostName; in automatic mode.

Manually enable iSCSI service and then try the operation again.

26182

The StorageGroupPerCluster setting is not valid for storage array %ArrayName; as there exists clusters with storage groups created per node.

Specify valid parameter and retry the operation.

26183

The StorageGroupPerNode setting is not valid for storage array %ArrayName; as maximum map count for logical unit is 1.

Specify valid parameter and retry the operation.

26184

The Storage Group existing for %VMHostName; doesn't match storage group setting a t array %ArrayName;.

Make sure storage group setting set at storage array matches storage groups created for cluster.

26400

Unable to assign the name %Name; to this RunAs account because this name is already in use.

Specify a unique name for the RunAs account, and then try the operation again.

26401

Unable to create or access the Active Directory container %ContainerName;. Access is denied.

Specify the distinguished name for the container and verify that you have GenericRead|CreateChild|WriteProperty rights on the container.

26402

The RunAs profile association no longer exists.

Close and reopen the Virtual Machine Manager Administrator Console, and then try the operation again.

Command Line Interface: Close and reopen Windows PowerShell, and then try the operation again.

26404

Unable to assign the name %Name; to this RunAs profile because this name is already in use.

Specify a unique name for the RunAs profile, and then try the operation again.

26405

%Name; is already associated with a RunAs account for %TargetName;. A RunAs profile can only be associated with one RunAs account for a scope at a time.

Specify a unique RunAs profile association, and then try the operation again.

26406

%Name; is in use. To remove a RunAs Profile, it should have no consumers.

Check that the RunAs profile does not have any consumers (if the consumer is not in your scope, you might not see that), and then try the operation again.

26407

%Name; is in use. To remove a RunAs Account, it should have no consumers.

Check that the RunAs account does not have any consumers (if the consumer is not in your scope, you might not see that), and then try the operation again.

26408

%Name; is disabled. Only enabled RunAs accounts can be used.

Enable the RunAs account or pick an enabled RunAs account, and then try the operation again.

26409

The RunAs profile association no longer exists.

Close and reopen the Virtual Machine Manager Administrator Console, and then try the operation again.

Command Line Interface: Close and reopen Windows PowerShell, and then try the operation again.

26410

The RunAs account cannot be added to the scope of self-service users.

Please use Grant-SCResource to grant this RunAs account to the self- service users.

Command Line Interface: Please use Grant-SCResource to grant this RunAs account to the self- service users.

26411

VMM could not find the specified RunAs account.

Please enter valid RunAs account and try the operation again.

26412

VMM could not find the specified RunAs profile.

Please enter valid RunAs profile and try the operation again.

26413

Either a RunAsAccount Type, PSCredential Type, or string Type is required for this parameter.

Provide either a RunAs account, user credentials, or string, and try the operation again.

26414

Only owner of the RunAs account can manage that RunAs account.

Either manage a RunAs account that you are the owner of or request the owner or your admin to manage that RunAs account.

26415

The specified value for Name contains characters that are not valid.

Verify that value for Name does not contain invalid characters like @, and then try the operation again.

26416

Unable to perform the operation because the RunAs account is a built-in RunAs account.

Please try the operation on a non-built-in RunAs account.

26417

Could not validate %Name;.

If you want to use the account please uncheck validate credentials checkbox and try again

Command Line Interface: If you want to use the account please use -NoValidation and try again.

26700

Unable to set quota for the user role %Name; because quota can be set only on user roles with self-service profile.

Specify a user role that has self-service user profile and try the operation again.

26701

Conflicting quota parameters are specified. For a given quota, either exact value or default should be provided.

Please check that for a given quota either "Use default" or exact value is specified.

26702

Unable to set ShowPROTips for the user role because ShowPROTips can be set only on user roles with the profile Self-Service User. Administrators, Delegated Administrators and Read Only Administrators can see PROTips by default.

Specify a user role that has the profile Self-Service User and try the operation again.

26703

No quota was found for the given cloud and user role.

Please check that the cloud is in the scope of the user role and try the operation again.

26704

Unable to remove the permission %Name; because the parent permission %Permission; is still set.

Remove the parent permission and try the operation again.

26705

Unable to perform the operation because the object is not a standalone object. Only standalone objects can be granted or revoked or set owner.

Please try the operation on a standalone object.

26706

Unable to perform the operation because the object cannot have a different owner than its parent (parent's owner is %Name;).

Please try the operation on the parent object.

26707

Object cannot be revoked because the parent of the object is still shared with %Name; %UserRoleName;.

Please try the revoke the parent object first and try the operation again.

26708

Either a user or a user role must be specified.

Please specify a user or a user role and try the operation again.

26709

The given parent user role is not accessible to this user.

Please specify another parent user role and try the operation again.

26710

Object cannot be shared because either the user role %UserRoleName; does not have access to the cloud that this object is on or the parent user role of %UserRoleName; does not have this object in scope.

Either share the object with the user role that has access to the cloud of this object, or contact your Virtual Machine Manager administrator to request access for the user role you want to share with and then try the operation again.

26711

Get-SCUserRoleMembership -Resource parameter is not supported.

Please use -Resource parameter with -UserName or with -UserName -For Sharing parameters.

26712

The user %UserName; is not a member of the role %Name;. This role will be ignored for sharing.

Please use a role that the user is member of.

26713

The user role data path could only be assigned to self-service user roles.

Please use a self-service user role.

26714

The type %ObjectType; is not a scopable type.

Please select a scopable object and try the operation again.

26715

The type %ObjectType; is not a scopable type for the user role %Name;.

Please select a scopable object for this user role and try the operation again.

26716

The object %Name; is not a resource group.

Please select a resource group to grant/revoke and try the operation again.

26717

The type %ObjectType; is not a scopable type for the user role %Name; because the user role does not have %Permission; permission.

Please select a scopable object for this user role and try the operation again.

26718

The type %ObjectType; is not a grantable type.

Please select a grantable object and try the operation again.

26719

To grant, revoke or change the owner of a resource, you must be the owner of the resource.

Please select a grantable object and try the operation again.

26720

A resource can be granted to only self-service users or self-service user roles. Non-self-service users can already access this resource if it is in their scope.

Please select a self-service user or self-service user role and try the operation again.

26721

To grant a resource, the user role that you are connected with must have "Can share resources" permission.

Please connect with a self-service user role that has this permission or contact your admin to get the permission.

26722

The user role (%Name;) must have "Can receive resources" permission to be granted to a resource.

Please grant the resource to a self-service user role that has this permission.

26723

To be granted to a resource, the user (%Name;) must be a member of a self-service user role that has "Can receive resources" permission.

Please grant the resource to a self-service user that is in a role that has this permission. Non-self-service users can already access this resource if it is in their scope.

26724

The resources that are already shared by members of the user role will remain shared and the change in permission will affect future sharing.

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26725

Members of the user role will continue having access to the already received resources and the change in permission will affect future receiving if shared resources.

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26726

Either the specified user role or the specified user (%UserName;) is not valid. User is not a member of the role

Add %UserName; as a member of the user role and try again or provide a different user role or a different user

Command Line Interface: Either add %UserName; as a member of the user role and the try the operation again, specify a different user role for %UserName;, or specify a different owner.

26727

The specified user (%UserName;) is a member of more than one self-service user role with "Can receive resources" permission.

Please specify one of the self-service user roles that the user is member of and try the operation again.

26728

The specified user (%UserName;) is not a member of all of the given user roles.

Only the user roles that this self-service user is member of will be granted or revoked access to the resource and the rest of the roles will be ignored.

26729

To grant or revoke a resource, a user name or at least one user role must be specified.

Please specify a user name or at least one user role and try the operation again.

26730

To set a user role, a user role must be specified.

Please specify a user role and try the operation again.

26731

To set an owner, a user must be specified and that user must be a member of the r ole %Name;.

Please specify a member user name and try the operation again.

26732

The owner user role %Name; is not one of the child user roles of the currently connected user role %UserRoleName;.

Either set the owner role to the currently connected user role or one of its children and try the operation again.

26733

The user %Name; is not a member of the currently connected user role (%UserRoleName;) or a member of one of the child user roles of the currently connected user role.

Please specify a user who is a member of the currently connected user role or someone in the role hierarchy and try the operation again.

26734

The specified user (%UserName;) is a member of more than one user role.

Please specify one user role that the user is member of and try the operation again.

26735

Cannot set the path because the library server (%Name;) is not in the scope of parent user role %UserRoleName;.

Please specify another path.

26736

Permissions in your user role do not allow you to update the service template.

Please try again without the -Update parameter

26737

The owner for the new object cannot be set to anyone other than the currently connected user.

Please do not specify an owner during object creation. You can set the owner after the object is created.

26738

The user %Name; is not a security group.

Please use a security group instead of a distribution group.

26739

Object cannot be shared because the parent user role (%UserRoleName;) does not have this object in scope.

Either share the object with another user role, or contact your Virtual Machine Manager administrator to request access for the parent user role and then try the operation again.

26740

The user role (%UserRoleName;) must have "Author" or a "Deploy" permission to be granted to a resource.

Please grant the resource to a self-service user role that has this permission.