When you try to Deploy/Clone a VM or Migrate it, you encounter this error :
This error occurs when the Profile-Driven Storage service is not running or is not accepting connections. This service is also called Policy Based Management(PBM).
For vCenter Server Appliance:
For vCenter Server:
- Log in as an administrator to the server that is running vCenter Server.
- Click Start > Run, type services.msc and Click Ok.
- From the list of services, check the status of the Profile-Driven Storage service.