Live migration failing

Andrew Mitch 1 Reputation point
2022-05-02T16:59:36.43+00:00

Keep getting below error when trying to do a live migration to another host. This is on a Server 2019 host. I check that there are no snapshots, No storage issues, Plenty of memory on the receiving host.

Live migration of 'Virtual Machine SERVER' failed.
Virtual machine migration operation for 'SERVER' failed at migration destination 'HVCLUSTER2'. (Virtual machine ID
'SERVER' could not initialize memory: One or more arguments are invalid (0x80070057). (Virtual machine ID

Cant seem to locate anything on the "One or more arguments are invalid (0x80070057)." part. All mentioned errors point to storage or physical memory issues. This is not telling me much

Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
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  1. Eleven Yu (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 10,721 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-05-26T03:02:04.867+00:00

    Hi,

    After researching, we found some articles about the error 0x80070057. Although they didn't occur during live migration, we can still have a look and check if the mentioned workarounds work for your scenario.

    Hyper-V virtual machine doesn't start and triggers 0x80070057 error
    You cannot import a virtual machine by using Hyper-V Manager or System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) on a Hyper-V server
    Hyper-V & SCVMM Error: 0x80070057 Import / Export Virtual Machine

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