Resizing a virtual machine fails

You try to resize a virtual machine and the operation fails. An error message indicates that a failure occurred while attempting to resize one of the attributes for the virtual machine. In addition, the virtual machine goes into Error state.


This problem can occur if one or more of the attributes of the virtual machine cannot be resized. In this case, no virtual machine attributes are changed.


To resolve the problem, complete the following steps:
  1. Resolve the problem that is described in the error message.
  2. Reset the state of the virtual machine to Active.
  3. Resize the virtual machine again, if desired.