Currently connected device cd dvd drive 1 uses backing VMotion Error

VMWare VMotion Migration Error

While performing VMotion migration, following error occurred.


Currently connected device ‘CD/DCD drive 1′ uses backing'[]/usr/lib/vmware/isoimages/linux.iso’, which is not accessible.

VMWare VMotion Migration Error or

Unable to migrate from <ESX srv 1> to <ESX srv2>: Virtual machine is configured to use a device that prevents migration: Device ‘CD/DVD Drive 1’ is a connected device with a remote backing.


Edit the Virtual machine and reconfigure the CD or FDD as shown below.


Currently connected device 'CD/DCD drive 1' u


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