You dont have javascript enabled! Please enable it! Storage Migration “Operation Not Allowed For VM Because Hyper-V State Is Yet To Be Initialized From Virtual Machine Configuration” (0x80070015) #HyperV - CHARBEL NEMNOM - MVP | MCT | CCSP | CISM - Cloud & CyberSecurity

Storage Migration “Operation not allowed for VM because Hyper-V State is yet to be initialized from Virtual Machine Configuration” (0x80070015) #HyperV

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Issue:

When trying to migrate a VM storage to a local device or through iSCSI using Hyper-V Manager or PowerShell you could see this:

VMStorageMigration-Error0x80070015-01

VMStorageMigration-Error0x80070015-02

Solution:

The only solution that works is to restart the Hyper-V management service.

Restart-Service -Name VMMS

Get-VM -ComputerName HV05 | Out-GridView -Title "Select one or more VMs to Live Migrate" -PassThru | Move-VMStorage -DestinationStoragePath "V:\VMs\"

VMStorageMigration-Error0x80070015-05

Cause:

I was moving the VM including the storage, and I lost the connectivity to the iSCSI storage, thus the VM storage migration failed. When I attempt to migrate the VM again, the storage migration failed with error 0x80070015.

Hope this helps!

Cheers,
-Charbel

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Charbel Nemnom
Charbel Nemnom is a Senior Cloud Architect with 21+ years of IT experience. As a Swiss Certified Information Security Manager (ISM), CCSP, CISM, Microsoft MVP, and MCT, he excels in optimizing mission-critical enterprise systems. His extensive practical knowledge spans complex system design, network architecture, business continuity, and cloud security, establishing him as an authoritative and trustworthy expert in the field. Charbel frequently writes about Cloud, Cybersecurity, and IT Certifications.
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