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You're hitting a bug in 2.2.1. If you go to Manage Computers->Computer
Utilities, you can set the VM to the available state successfully.
On Thursday, June 14, 2012 1:27:21 PM Michael Jinks wrote:
> Hi List.
> I'm still trying to capture my first image and I'm confused.
> I'm following these instructions:
> I have a VM running on my ESX server, named "vcl-linux-template-1".
> It's entered in the database as a machine. When I perform that step,
> the UI will only allow me to submit the image if it's set to state
> "maintenance", which matches what the docs tell me to do, so that seems
> But, when I run vcld -setup, I get an error:
> Enter the hostname or IP address of the computer to be captured: ('c'
> to cancel): vcl-linux-template-1
> Computer to be captured: vcl-linux-template-1 (ID: 5)
> Provisioning module: provisioning_vmware
> Install type: vmware
> ERROR: state of vcl-linux-template-1 is maintenance
> Hm, okay. So I went back to the VCL UI, and tried to set the VM state
> to something else, only other option in the dropdown is "available", but
> if I try to submit that I get the same error message as before: "Virtual
> machines can only be added in the maintenance state."
> What am I missing?
> Michael Jinks :: mji...@uchicago.edu :: 773-469-9688
> University of Chicago IT Services
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