Oracle Linux 7- Initiating a VMware Snapshot will hang the VM if the "Quesce Filesystem" option is checked for the snapshot with docker containers running (Doc ID 2228583.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.2 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

VMware HW Version 10, ESX 6.0.0. VM Guest running Oracle Linux 7 and Docker containers. VMware tools running and current.

Initiating a VMware Snapshot will hang the VM if the "Quesce Filesystem" option is checked for the snapshot.

Error in VMWare :


Server becomes unresponsive and needs to be power cycled. With the Docker containers stopped (docker service stopped) Quiesced snapshots work without issue.

Cause

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