The vix error code 21009 vmware is a error code that is caused by a problem with the VMware software. This error code can be caused by a number of different things, but the most common cause is a problem with the way the software is installed on your computer. This error code can also be caused by a problem with the way the software is configured on your computer.
1. Restart the VMware virtual machine
- In the vSphere Client, right-click on the virtual machine in which you are experiencing the issue and select "Restart."
- Select "Yes" to confirm the restart.
- The virtual machine will restart and should now be working correctly.
2. Shut down the VMware virtual machine
- Open the VMware vSphere Client.
- Select the virtual machine in which you are experiencing the vix error code 21009.
- Click the "Power" button.
- Click the "Shutdown" button.
- Click the "Yes" button when asked to confirm the shutdown.
3. Delete the VMware virtual machine
- Right click on the virtual machine in the inventory and select "Delete from Inventory."
- Select "Yes" when prompted to delete the virtual machine's files.
- Click on the "Close" button to finish deleting the virtual machine.
4. Recreate the VMware virtual machine
- Login to your VMware account
- In the VMware vSphere Client, select the ESXi host on which the virtual machine with the vix error code 21009 resides
- Select the virtual machine in the inventory list
- Select the Settings tab
- Under the General heading, click on the VM Options button
- On the VM Options window, select the Hardware option
- In the Hardware Options window, under the Virtual Hardware section, select the Replace option
- In the Virtual Hardware window, select the appropriate virtual hardware type
- In the Replace Virtual Hardware window, specify the location of the virtual hardware file
- Click on the Start button to start the virtual machine replacement process
- Once the virtual machine has been replaced, restart the virtual machine to apply the changes
- If the virtual machine is operational, you can remove the original virtual machine from the inventory list
- If the virtual machine is not operational, you can restore the original virtual machine from the backup