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vMotion fails with the error: Migration to host <> failed with error Out of memory (195887124) (2007083)


When you put an ESX/ESXi 4.1 host that is part of a DRS-enabled cluster to the maintenance mode or perform concurrent vMotions, you experience these symptoms:
  • Evacuation of virtual machines fail
  • vMotion fails with an out of memory error
  • You see the error:

    Migration to host <> failed with error Out of memory (195887124). vMotion migration [184468762:1286284186972455] write function failed.


This issue is resolved in ESX/ESXi 4.1 Update 2.
To download ESX/ESXi 4.1 Update 2, see the VMware Download Center.

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