A General System Error Occurred: PBM Error During PreMigrateCheckCallback

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  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).

To resolve the issue, ensure that the Profile-Driven Storage service is running.

 

For vCenter Server Appliance:

  1. Run this command to check the status of the service:

     

    service vmware-sps status

  2. Run this command to start the vmware-sps service:

     

    service vmware-sps start

  3. Run this command to restart the vmware-sps service:

     

    service vmware-sps restart

For vCenter Server:

  1. Log in as an administrator to the server that is running vCenter Server.
  2. Click Start > Run, type services.msc and Click Ok.
  3. From the list of services, check the status of the Profile-Driven Storage service.

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