The available Memory resources in the parent resource pool are insufficient for the operation.

The available Memory resources in the parent resource pool are insufficient for the operation.

when we power On virtual machine: then it give error

The available Memory resources in the parent resource pool are insufficient for the operation.

See the error stack for details on the cause of this problem.
Time:
Target: vShield Manager
vCenter Server:
Error Stack
An error was received from the ESX host while powering on VM vShield Manager.
Failed to start the virtual machine.
Failed to power on VM.
Could not power on VM : msg.vmk.status.VMK_MEM_ADMIT_FAILED See the VMware ESX Resource Management Guide for information on resource management settings.
Group vm.241847: Invalid memory allocation parameters for virtual machine vmm0:vShield_Manager. (min: 786432, max: -1, minLimit: -1, shares: -3, units: pages)
Group vm.241847: Cannot admit VM: Memory admission check failed. Requested reservation: 808603 pages

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Amit mishra
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Hello Guys,

For some reason the OVF has a reservation set for all the memory you allocate to it…

Edit the settings, click resources, click memory and slide the reservation to 0.

saif ahmed
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. I was pulling my hair……
Thanks Amit. It worked for me!!!