VMware: Unable “Add to Invetory” option is greyed out


Today I got some trouble with my Exchange production VM, my VMware Data Recovery 1.2 created many snapshots.. and removed the VM from the vCenter inventory… ok not a big issue, but on the datastore I can’t Add it to the inventory again, the option “Add to Inventory” is greyed out.



On the console I added the VM again in vCenter with the vmware-cmd option:


vmware-cmd –s register servername.vmx


vmware-cmd -l


It’s re-added in vCenter again:image

Now it’s time to delete some snapshots… pffff


More vmware-cmd information: VMware

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