This virtual machine is vSphere HA Protected and HA will attempt to restart it after a failure

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Issue

  • VM restarts during the boot process, even before the kernel is loaded.
  • Virtual machine keeps restarting continuously.
  • The server reboots with the message in VSphere Client "This virtual machine is vSphere HA Protected and HA will attempt to restart it after a failure."

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • VMware

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