ESXI | ESXCLI Restart VM

ESXCLI List Hosts Services and Status

I had to use this becuase of a snashot lock on a VM from Veeam and unresponsive VM.
End result was then VM freeze was due to corruption on the SAN.

Begining Status:

ESXCLI Force Restart VM Step1

 



List VM's to get World ID:

ESXCLI Force Restart VM Step2

 



Execute Command Using World ID to Kill VM:

Options: [soft,hard,force]

ESXCLI Force Restart VM Step3

 



End Status:

ESXCLI Force Restart VM Step4