Error Codes

0 – VIX_OK
The operation was successful.

1 – VIX_E_FAIL
Unknown error.

2 – VIX_E_OUT_OF_MEMORY
Memory allocation failed: out of memory.

3 – VIX_E_INVALID_ARG
One of the parameters was invalid.

4 – VIX_E_FILE_NOT_FOUND
A file was not found.

5 – VIX_E_OBJECT_IS_BUSY
This function cannot be performed because the handle is executing another function.

6 – VIX_E_NOT_SUPPORTED
The operation is not supported.

7 – VIX_E_FILE_ERROR
A file access error occurred on the host or guest operating system.

8 – VIX_E_DISK_FULL
An error occurred while writing a file; the disk is full. Data has not been saved. Free some space and try again.

9 – VIX_E_INCORRECT_FILE_TYPE
An error occurred while accessing a file: wrong file type.

10 – VIX_E_CANCELLED
The operation was cancelled.

11 – VIX_E_FILE_READ_ONLY
The file is write-protected.

12 – VIX_E_FILE_ALREADY_EXISTS
The file already exists.

13 – VIX_E_FILE_ACCESS_ERROR
You do not have access rights to this file.

14 – VIX_E_REQUIRES_LARGE_FILES
The file system does not support sufficiently large files.

15 – VIX_E_FILE_ALREADY_LOCKED
The file is already in use.

16 – VIX_E_VMDB
The system returned an error. Communication with the virtual machine may have been interrupted.

20 – VIX_E_NOT_SUPPORTED_ON_REMOTE_OBJECT
The command is not supported on remote objects.

21 – VIX_E_FILE_TOO_BIG
The file is too big for the filesystem.

22 – VIX_E_FILE_NAME_INVALID
The file name is not valid.

23 – VIX_E_ALREADY_EXISTS
Already exists.

24 – VIX_E_BUFFER_TOOSMALL
Buffer is too small.

25 – VIX_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND
The request refers to an object that no longer exists or has never existed.

26 – VIX_E_HOST_NOT_CONNECTED
Unable to connect to the host.

8 – VIX_E_INVALID_UTF8_STRING
The string parameter has incorrect encoding.

31 – VIX_E_OPERATION_ALREADY_IN_PROGRESS
Operation is already in progress.

29 – VIX_E_UNFINISHED_JOB
Job has not finished yet.

30 – VIX_E_NEED_KEY
A decryption key is needed to perform the operation.

32 – VIX_E_LICENSE
This operation is not supported with the current license.

34 – VIX_E_VM_HOST_DISCONNECTED
Unable to communicate with the virtual machine's host, since it is disconnected.

1000 – VIX_E_INVALID_HANDLE
The handle is not a valid VIX object.

1001 – VIX_E_NOT_SUPPORTED_ON_HANDLE_TYPE
The operation is not supported on this type of handle.

1002 – VIX_E_TOO_MANY_HANDLES
Too many handles are open.

2000 – VIX_E_NOT_FOUND
Invalid file - a required section of the file is missing.

2001 – VIX_E_TYPE_MISMATCH
Invalid file - an object has the wrong type.

2002 – VIX_E_INVALID_XML
Invalid file - contents may be corrupt.

3000 – VIX_E_TIMEOUT_WAITING_FOR_TOOLS
Timeout error while waiting for the guest tools to start.

3001 – VIX_E_UNRECOGNIZED_COMMAND
The command is not recognized by the virtual machine.

3003 – VIX_E_OP_NOT_SUPPORTED_ON_GUEST
The requested operation is not supported on this guest operating system.

3004 – VIX_E_PROGRAM_NOT_STARTED
A program could not run on the guest operating system.

3005 – VIX_E_CANNOT_START_READ_ONLY_VM
Cannot power on a read-only virtual machine.

3006 – VIX_E_VM_NOT_RUNNING
The virtual machine needs to be powered on.

3007 – VIX_E_VM_IS_RUNNING
The virtual machine should not be powered on. It appears to be running already.

3008 – VIX_E_CANNOT_CONNECT_TO_VM
Cannot connect to the virtual machine.

3009 – VIX_E_POWEROP_SCRIPTS_NOT_AVAILABLE
Cannot execute scripts.

3010 – VIX_E_NO_GUEST_OS_INSTALLED
No operating system installed in the virtual machine.

3011 – VIX_E_VM_INSUFFICIENT_HOST_MEMORY
Not enough physical memory is available to power on this virtual machine.

3012 – VIX_E_SUSPEND_ERROR
An error occurred while suspending the virtual machine.

3013 – VIX_E_VM_NOT_ENOUGH_CPUS
This virtual machine is configured to run with 2 CPUs, but the host only has 1 CPU. The virtual machine cannot be powered on.

3014 – VIX_E_HOST_USER_PERMISSIONS
Insufficient permissions in host operating system.

3015 – VIX_E_GUEST_USER_PERMISSIONS
Authentication failure or insufficient permissions in guest operating system.

3016 – VIX_E_TOOLS_NOT_RUNNING
Guest tools is not running.

3017 – VIX_E_GUEST_OPERATIONS_PROHIBITED
Guest operations are not allowed on this virtual machine.

3018 – VIX_E_ANON_GUEST_OPERATIONS_PROHIBITED
Guest operations are not allowed for the anonymous user on this virtual machine.

3019 – VIX_E_ROOT_GUEST_OPERATIONS_PROHIBITED
Guest operations are not allowed for administrative user on this virtual machine.

3023 – VIX_E_MISSING_ANON_GUEST_ACCOUNT
The virtual machine configuration must specify guest account name to be used for anonymous guest operations.

3024 – VIX_E_CANNOT_AUTHENTICATE_WITH_GUEST
The virtual machine cannot authenticate users with guest.

3025 – VIX_E_UNRECOGNIZED_COMMAND_IN_GUEST
The command is not recognized by the Guest OS tools.

3026 – VIX_E_CONSOLE_GUEST_OPERATIONS_PROHIBITED
Guest operations are not allowed for console user on this virtual machine.

3027 – VIX_E_MUST_BE_CONSOLE_USER
The command can only be run by console user.

3028 – VIX_E_VMX_MSG_DIALOG_AND_NO_UI
The virtual machine is blocked waiting for a user operation.

3029 – VIX_E_NOT_ALLOWED_DURING_VM_RECORDING
Not allowed while the virtual machine is recording.

3030 – VIX_E_NOT_ALLOWED_DURING_VM_REPLAY
Not allowed while the virtual machine is replaying.

3031 – VIX_E_OPERATION_NOT_ALLOWED_FOR_LOGIN_TYPE
The command is not allowed by this login type.

3032 – VIX_E_LOGIN_TYPE_NOT_SUPPORTED
This login type is not supported.

3033 – VIX_E_EMPTY_PASSWORD_NOT_ALLOWED_IN_GUEST
The guest does not support empty passwords.

3034 – VIX_E_INTERACTIVE_SESSION_NOT_PRESENT
The specified guest user must be logged in interactively to perform this operation.

3035 – VIX_E_INTERACTIVE_SESSION_USER_MISMATCH
The specified guest user does not match the user currently logged in interactively.

3039 – VIX_E_UNABLE_TO_REPLAY_VM
Unable to replay the virtual machine.

3041 – VIX_E_CANNOT_POWER_ON_VM
The virtual machine could not start.

3043 – VIX_E_NO_DISPLAY_SERVER
Cannot launch the UI because no display server is present in the current environment.

4000 – VIX_E_VM_NOT_FOUND
The virtual machine cannot be found.

4001 – VIX_E_NOT_SUPPORTED_FOR_VM_VERSION
The operation is not supported for this virtual machine version.

4002 – VIX_E_CANNOT_READ_VM_CONFIG
Cannot read the virtual machine configuration file.

4003 – VIX_E_TEMPLATE_VM
Cannot perform this operation on a template virtual machine.

4004 – VIX_E_VM_ALREADY_LOADED
The virtual machine has already been loaded.

4006 – VIX_E_VM_ALREADY_UP_TO_DATE
The virtual machine is already up-to-date.

6000 – VIX_E_UNRECOGNIZED_PROPERTY
Unrecognized handle property identifier.

6001 – VIX_E_INVALID_PROPERTY_VALUE
Invalid property value.

6002 – VIX_E_READ_ONLY_PROPERTY
Cannot change a read-only property.

6003 – VIX_E_MISSING_REQUIRED_PROPERTY
This handle is missing a required property.

6004 – VIX_E_INVALID_SERIALIZED_DATA
A serialized object is invalid and cannot be deserialized.

8000 – VIX_E_BAD_VM_INDEX
The index parameter does not correspond to a result set.

10000 – VIX_E_INVALID_MESSAGE_HEADER
A message header was corrupted or has the incorrect version.

10001 – VIX_E_INVALID_MESSAGE_BODY
A message body was corrupted or is missing.

13000 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_INVAL
The snapshot is incompatable with the current host.

13001 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_DUMPER
Unable to open snapshot file.

13002 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_DISKLIB
Disk problem.

13003 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_NOTFOUND
The snapshot does not exist.

13004 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_EXISTS
The snapshot already exists.

13005 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_VERSION
Snapshots are not allowed on this virtual machine.

13006 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_NOPERM
Insufficient permissions.

13007 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_CONFIG
Something is wrong with the configuration file.

13008 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_NOCHANGE
The state of the virtual machine has not changed since the last snapshot operation.

13009 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_CHECKPOINT
Unable to save snapshot file.

13010 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_LOCKED
A snapshot operation is already in progress.

13011 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_INCONSISTENT
The snapshot files are in an inconsistent state.

13012 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_NAMETOOLONG
The filename is too long.

13013 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_VIXFILE
Cannot snapshot all metadata files.

13014 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_DISKLOCKED
One or more of the disks are busy.

13015 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_DUPLICATEDDISK
The virtual disk is used multiple times.

13016 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_INDEPENDENTDISK
Powered on snapshot are not allowed on virtual machines with indpendent disks.

13017 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_NONUNIQUE_NAME
The name does not uniquely identify one snapshot.

13018 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_MEMORY_ON_INDEPENDENT_DISK
Failed to take a memory snapshot, since the virtual machine is configured with independent disks.

13019 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_MAXSNAPSHOTS
Exceeded the maximum number of permitted snapshots.

13020 – VIX_E_SNAPSHOT_MIN_FREE_SPACE
Available free space is less than configures minimum free space.

14003 – VIX_E_HOST_DISK_INVALID_VALUE
The specified device is not a valid physical disk device.

14004 – VIX_E_HOST_DISK_SECTORSIZE
Disk sector size check failed.

14005 – VIX_E_HOST_FILE_ERROR_EOF
Read beyond the end of file.

14006 – VIX_E_HOST_NETBLKDEV_HANDSHAKE
Error in protocol.

14007 – VIX_E_HOST_SOCKET_CREATION_ERROR
Unable to create socket.

14008 – VIX_E_HOST_SERVER_NOT_FOUND
The specified server could not be contacted.

14009 – VIX_E_HOST_NETWORK_CONN_REFUSED
The server refused connection.

14010 – VIX_E_HOST_TCP_SOCKET_ERROR
There was an error in communication.

14011 – VIX_E_HOST_TCP_CONN_LOST
The connection was lost.

14012 – VIX_E_HOST_NBD_HASHFILE_VOLUME
NBD_ERR_HASHFILE_VOLUME.

14013 – VIX_E_HOST_NBD_HASHFILE_INIT
NBD_ERR_HASHFILE_INIT.

16000 – VIX_E_DISK_INVAL
One of the parameters supplied is invalid.

16001 – VIX_E_DISK_NOINIT
The disk library has not been initialized.

16002 – VIX_E_DISK_NOIO
The called function requires the virtual disk to be opened for I/O.

16003 – VIX_E_DISK_PARTIALCHAIN
The called function cannot be performed on partial chains. Please open the parent virtual disk.

16006 – VIX_E_DISK_NEEDSREPAIR
The specified virtual disk needs repair.

16007 – VIX_E_DISK_OUTOFRANGE
You have requested access to an area of the virtual disk that is out of bounds.

16008 – VIX_E_DISK_CID_MISMATCH
The parent virtual disk has been modified since the child was created.

16009 – VIX_E_DISK_CANTSHRINK
The specified virtual disk cannot be shrunk because it is not the parent disk.

16010 – VIX_E_DISK_PARTMISMATCH
The partition table on the physical disk has changed since the disk was created. Remove the physical disk from the virtual machine, then add it again.

16011 – VIX_E_DISK_UNSUPPORTEDDISKVERSION
than the version supported by this program.

16012 – VIX_E_DISK_OPENPARENT
The parent of this virtual disk could not be opened.

16013 – VIX_E_DISK_NOTSUPPORTED
The specified feature isn't supported by this version.

16014 – VIX_E_DISK_NEEDKEY
One or more required keys were not provided.

16015 – VIX_E_DISK_NOKEYOVERRIDE
Won't create unencrypted child of encrypted disk without explicit request.

16016 – VIX_E_DISK_NOTENCRYPTED
Not an encrypted disk.

16017 – VIX_E_DISK_NOKEY
No keys supplied for encrypting disk.

16018 – VIX_E_DISK_INVALIDPARTITIONTABLE
The partition table is invalid.

16019 – VIX_E_DISK_NOTNORMAL
Only sparse extents with embedded descriptors may be encrypted.

16020 – VIX_E_DISK_NOTENCDESC
Not an encrypted descriptor file.

16022 – VIX_E_DISK_NEEDVMFS
File system isn't VMFS.

16024 – VIX_E_DISK_RAWTOOBIG
The physical disk is too big. The maximum size allowed is 2TB.

16027 – VIX_E_DISK_TOOMANYOPENFILES
The host's limit for open files has been exceeded.

16028 – VIX_E_DISK_TOOMANYREDO
Too many levels of redo logs.

16029 – VIX_E_DISK_RAWTOOSMALL
The physical disk is too small.

16030 – VIX_E_DISK_INVALIDCHAIN
Invalid disk chain: cannot mix hosted and managed style disks in the same chain.

16052 – VIX_E_DISK_KEY_NOTFOUND
The specified key is not found in the disk data base.

16053 – VIX_E_DISK_SUBSYSTEM_INIT_FAIL
One or more required subsystems failed to initialize.

16054 – VIX_E_DISK_INVALID_CONNECTION
Invalid connection handle.

16061 – VIX_E_DISK_ENCODING
Disk Encoding error.

16062 – VIX_E_DISK_CANTREPAIR
Disk is corrupted and unrepairable.

16063 – VIX_E_DISK_INVALIDDISK
The specified file is not a virtual disk.

16064 – VIX_E_DISK_NOLICENSE
Host is not licensed for this feature.

16065 – VIX_E_DISK_NODEVICE
Device does not exist.

16066 – VIX_E_DISK_UNSUPPORTEDDEVICE
Operation is not supported on this type of device.

17000 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_UNKNOWN_ALGORITHM
Security library error.

17001 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_BAD_BUFFER_SIZE
Security library error.

17002 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_INVALID_OPERATION
Security library error.

17003 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_RANDOM_DEVICE
Security library error.

17004 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_NEED_PASSWORD
Security library error.

17005 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_BAS_PASSWORD
Security library error.

17006 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_NOT_IN_DICTIONARY
Security library error.

17007 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_NO_CRYPTO
Security library error.

17008 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_ERROR
Security library error.

17009 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_BAD_FORMAT
Security library error.

17010 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_LOCKED
Security library error.

17011 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_EMPTY
Security library error.

17012 – VIX_E_CRYPTO_KEYSAFE_LOCATOR
Security library error.

18000 – VIX_E_CANNOT_CONNECT_TO_HOST
Cannot connect to host.

18001 – VIX_E_NOT_FOR_REMOTE_HOST
This feature can only be supported on local host.

18002 – VIX_E_INVALID_HOSTNAME_SPECIFICATION
Malformed hostname parameter. For the given service provider, the hostname must be a URL, in the form https://:/sdk.

19000 – VIX_E_SCREEN_CAPTURE_ERROR
Could not capture screen.

19001 – VIX_E_SCREEN_CAPTURE_BAD_FORMAT
Requested unsupported format.

19002 – VIX_E_SCREEN_CAPTURE_COMPRESSION_FAIL
Could not compress screen capture.

19003 – VIX_E_SCREEN_CAPTURE_LARGE_DATA
The screen capture data is larger than the given maximum size.

20000 – VIX_E_GUEST_VOLUMES_NOT_FROZEN
Drives are not frozen.

20001 – VIX_E_NOT_A_FILE
The object is not a file.

20002 – VIX_E_NOT_A_DIRECTORY
The object is not a directory.

20003 – VIX_E_NO_SUCH_PROCESS
No such process.

20004 – VIX_E_FILE_NAME_TOO_LONG
File name too long.

21000 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_NO_IMAGE
No tools image exists for the guest operating system.

21001 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_IMAGE_INACCESIBLE
The tools image is inaccessible.

21002 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_NO_DEVICE
The guest operating system does not have a device configured for the tools install to use.

21003 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_DEVICE_NOT_CONNECTED
The guest operating system tools install device is not connected.

21004 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_CANCELLED
The tools installation was cancelled.

21005 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_INIT_FAILED
The tools installation failed to initialize.

21006 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_AUTO_NOT_SUPPORTED
The tools installation cannot be auto-upgraded.

21007 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_GUEST_NOT_READY
The guest operating system tools are not running; auto-upgrade not possible.

21008 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_SIG_CHECK_FAILED
The tools image failed a signature check, the image may be corrupt.

21009 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_ERROR
The tools install failed with an unknown error.

21010 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_ALREADY_UP_TO_DATE
The tools are already up to date.

21011 – VIX_E_TOOLS_INSTALL_IN_PROGRESS
A tools installation is already in progress.

22001 – VIX_E_WRAPPER_WORKSTATION_NOT_INSTALLED
Service type VIX_SERVICEPROVIDER_VMWARE_WORKSTATION was specified, but not installed.

22002 – VIX_E_WRAPPER_VERSION_NOT_FOUND
The specified version was not found.

22003 – VIX_E_WRAPPER_SERVICEPROVIDER_NOT_FOUND
The specified service provider was not found.