I can not start virtual machine


Mar 21, 2017
Hi guys

I have a problem with a virtual machine I can not start it
I get this error

TASK ERROR: storage 'backup' is disabled

Does anyone know the solution?
Go to the:

Data center View on the left
Select Storage
Select the storage called backup
Select edit and make sure it's enabled.


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