[SOLVED] Windows UEFI Problem


Nov 8, 2020

i have a little weird problem.. i have imported a Windows Server 2012R2 machine from VMWare ESXI, without any problem.

the vm startup up and working on that.

but since when i have migrate the machine to a another node i have a weird problem.

the machine is pingable, but i can't using with RDP ore in de VNC client i doesn't see he is startup. it is really that machine that me a pingable that is very strange.

Anybody a idea?


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can you post the vm config ? (qm config ID)
can you post the vm config ? (qm config ID)

Thanks for reply.

yes here:

agent: 1
bios: ovmf
bootdisk: ide0
cores: 4
efidisk0: DATASTORE03:vm-105-disk-0,size=4M
hotplug: disk,network,usb,memory,cpu
ide0: DATASTORE03:vm-105-disk-1,size=180G
ide2: none,media=cdrom
memory: 6144
name: TS-SERV01notariskantoorbeunknl
net0: e1000=7E:12:54:DD:A4:B1,bridge=vmbr1,tag=1055
numa: 1
ostype: win10
smbios1: uuid=ad271fc5-255b-4a6e-81a2-e3f8482c053d
sockets: 1
vmgenid: 7c424d14-2e0e-4612-8ebc-8aec3aaf9a7a
is your machine booting until login screen?
what you might try in addition: change from UEFI to BIOS to see if the VM boots afterwards
Hi, no its not booting until login screen.. he hanging on the picture..

In BIOS settings he doesn't find a bootdevice.
With Windows boot problems usually changing IDE to SATA or vice versa helps.

What happens when you detach the disk?
Same problem.. i have try all of this options.. but what is the reason that i can ping the device??
Yes, also when i hem set the networkinterface on disable the ping are not responding.
Okay - so leave the VM disk as SATA and then go to the VM options and select the SATA as your one and only boot device.
This is very strange.. i have backup's of the machine..

when I start a backup restore on 3 nodes it does not start ..

if I do a backup restore on 1 of the 4 nodes (temporary server) it just starts!

I migrate it back to 1 of those other nodes that is no longer working! settings are the same?
Hmm and on all your nodes the hardware names are exactly the same?
E.g. the network interfaces name is vmbr0 on all of your nodes?


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