Tag Archive: The content ID of the parent virtual disk does not match the corresponding parent content ID in the child

Cannot power on virtual machine, CID mismatch

Last week i was contacted by two customers facing the same problem. Both customers running vSphere 5.1 U1 and ESXi 5.1 U1 and they couldn’t start one or more virtual machines and received the following error in the vSphere Web Client: The useful option to submit an error report in the vSphere Web Client adds …

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