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vmware object type requires hosted I/O

VM will not power on and throws the following error:

Object type requires hosted I/O

SSH into the ESX-host that’s hosting the VM.
Browse to the VM folder containing the disk files.

Run the following command:

vmkfstools -x check “disk.vmdk”
Disk needs repaired.

vmkfstools -x repair “disk.vmdk”
Disk was successfully repaired.

Start VM from vCenter

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