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The conversion fails immediately with the error 'fault.RestrictedVersion.summary" we are running the free version of ESXi and my suspicion is that the paid version is required for this though I haven't The OVF export APIs on VMWare do not work in the free version. Why give away ESXi for free and not allow us to monitor it? Product Manager Posts: 18158 Liked: 969 times Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:13 am Full Name: Vitaliy Safarov Private messageWebsite Top Re: fault.RestrictedVersion.summary by atakacs » Wed Nov 14, 2012

Bookmark Email Document Printer Friendly Favorite Rating: FAQ: Create Virtual Machine fails with fault.RestrictedVersion.summary error This document (7006014) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document. Enter your root password. Not sure if this is the case as I also read that this tool operates based on CLI. Similarly, these toolkits are limited to read-only access for the free version of VMware ESXi. http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2011/06/dreaded-faultrestrictedversionsummary.html

Re: Enabling SNMP on ESXi 4.0 MRSNMP Oct 2, 2009 11:54 AM (in response to meetom) SNMP agent in ESX is not enabled in the free edition license regardless.Only the VI Free License - This is the free license that is provided from VMware once you have registered and downloaded vSphere Hypervisor (free ESXi) Here is an example of querying the license So we will need to see if we can find a creative way around this VMWare limitation.Thank you,Jason 1303-333293-1750633 Back to top David Taylor Members #6 David Taylor 14 posts Posted I don't see why it would not work, my only question if you happen to know, can the VMDK be converted directly from the VMware server, or does it have to

Is that something that will work for you? ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You can't expect someone to read 59 pages of manual before deciding to install a software. That was possible in earlier versions, and that is what I am trying to clarify.

I guess it is time to start hunting into the KB. Menu virtuallyGhetto Close Menu Skip to content About Automation VMware Kickstart VMware API/SDK/CLI VMware vMA/VIMA VMware OVF / OVFTOOL Apple Mac Mini/Pro Nested Virtualization VCSA VSAN The Dreaded fault.RestrictedVersion.summary Error Posted Powered by WordPress and Hybrid. Will have to research more on the command line option.

I have downloaded the User Guide as mentioned earlier in this forum topic, but can't seem to find where it is mentioned as a restriction. You can not post a blank message. Was this article helpful? [Select Rating] Title Virtual Appliance deployment fails with "Error:fault.RestrictedVersion.Summary" Description When attempting to deploy a Virtual Appliance to an ESXi host that is a 'Free' VMware license, Or should I go hunting into text logs (not quite sure where to look).Edited: I have just looked into the e-mail notifications I have setup and there is some more info

Just learning about this tool. my review here Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group Novell is now a part of Micro Focus Home Micro Focus Home Skip to Content Knowledgebase FAQ Register Re: Enabling SNMP on ESXi 4.0 lamw Aug 5, 2009 4:18 PM (in response to meetom) The reason is you're using the free version of ESXi and the vCLI has only Reply Pingback: How To Backup & Restore Free ESXi Host Configuration | virtuallyGhetto | Pingback: How To Fix Error 49 Write Fault Errors - Windows Vista, Windows 7 & 8 Pingback:

VB&R doesn't support Free ESX(i) host due to VMWare restrictions in APIs and VMware EULA. Privacy Policy & Cookies Community Forums Veeam products and related data center technologies Skip to content Board index ‹ Products ‹ Veeam Backup & Replication ‹ VMware vSphere ‹ fault.RestrictedVersion.summary (free Both of these string text can also be used in conjunction to determine programmatically that you are running the free edition of ESXi. I am running the tool on my Windows 7 Pro desktop.

For more details about the various license editions, please take a look a the vSphere Edition Comparison chart. Scroll down using the arrow keys until you reach the section containing SSH. The video memory will be limited to 4 MB on the converted machine. ' 10/18/2012 16:39:09 -05:00 [1] Progress message: ''. 10/18/2012 16:39:09 -05:00 [1] Progress bar visibility changed to 'Hidden'. Kitts & Nevis St.

Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 5. Edited by ALP_Nathan Monday, October 22, 2012 5:23 PM Monday, October 22, 2012 3:28 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote For the command-line disk conversion utility mvdc.exe the Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 4.

We do have an internal issue in our database to track this and I will add your info to that issue.Thank you,Jason Go to the full post

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Please type your message and try again. If you need immediate assistance please contact technical support. I use RCLI (VMware-vSphere-CLI-4.0.0-161974.exe) command to do it but it keeps failing with the error "Failed : fault.RestrictedVersion.summary"C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\bin>vicfg-snmp.pl --server testserver -c t3stEnter username: rootEnter password:Changing community list to: Continue Search Sign In Sign In Create Support Account Products ActiveRoles Boomi Change Auditor Foglight Identity Manager KACE Migration Manager Rapid Recovery Recovery Manager SharePlex SonicWALL Spotlight Statistica Toad View all

The error Log states: 10/18/2012 16:38:18 -05:00 [1] Navigating to the 'Before You Begin' page. 10/18/2012 16:38:21 -05:00 [1] Moving Forward from the 'Before You Begin' page. 10/18/2012 16:38:21 -05:00 [1] If you own the SonicWALL product requested please confirm that you have registered your product at My SonicWALL . Please try again later or contact support for further assistance. OK × Contact Support Your account is currently being set up.

Can someone point me to the right user guide and where it says this?I now need to decide if licensing all my free ESX(i) servers is prudent to use this backup free ESXi) works... Why not pop up a link to a web page that tells us the restriction?Or better still ask when I'm downloading the demo version and tell me it ONLY works of This particular error message is usually generated when trying to use one of the VMware SDK toolkits such as the vCLI, PowerCLI, VI Java, etc.

MVMC does not have a control over this constraint set by VMware. I am continually frustrated and disappointed with the write access restriction when scripting from PowerCli or similar. Users only have the ability to perform read-only operations against the vSphere API which includes all the vSphere toolkits/management tools such as the vCLI, vMA, PowerCLI, VI Java, etc. Note that the tool also has a command line utility (MVDC.exe) that can convert offline VMDK to VHD if you are having issues with the licensing and are looking for alternatives.

As for the copy job it failed "due to space info retrievement fail!". When the host is upgraded to VI Foundation, VI Standard, or VI Enterprise, these toolkits have write-accessand provide a scriptable method for managing ESXi hosts. · The following Service Console CLI This simple tuto is to enable the snmp via rcliThe VSphere Client 4.0 cannot enable/configure snmp on the VmWare ESXi 4.