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How to recover missing .vmx and .vmdk (descriptor file)?

This week, I've done an upgrade vSphere from 5.0 to 5.5 U2 with latest patch. After upgrading one of ESXi host and rebooting it, I realized that one VM's .vmx, .vmdk files dissapeared and VM was shown as "inacessible" in the vCenter inventory.  Fortunately after investigating datastore, we could find "VM-flat.vmdk" file. It has not been my first… Read More »