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  • #3
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    Windows server 2016 Memory dump fails

    May 27, 2019

    I am having problems to generate Windows Server 2012 memory dump.

    C:\Users\ozuniga\Downloads\vsss>vmss2core-sb-8456865.exe -W NFS-8ebaa797.vmss NFS-8ebaa797.vmem
    vmss2core version 8456865 Copyright (C) 1998-2017 VMware, Inc. All rights reserved.
    region[0]: start=0 end=c0000000.
    region[1]: start=100000000 end=140000000.
    Cannot read long mode root CR3=134f6b000 rootOffs=f4f6b000.
    Cannot translate linear address fffff78000000000.
    Cannot read Guest memory.
    Cannot recognize Windows VM.
    Error parsing Windows data.
    Cannot create memory.dmp
    Finished writing core.

  • Jul 02, 2019

    I get the same with this from a Server 2016 VM snapshot from esxi 6.0 :

    vmss2core-mac64 -W14393 vapp-sqls4-Snapshot50.vmsn vapp-sqls4-Snapshot50.vmem

  • Mar 17, 2020

    Also confirmed it does not work for Windows Server 2019 VM.

    vmss2core-sb-8456865.exe -W lvdcdc3-1-snapshot1.vmsn lvdcdc3-1-snapshot1.vmemvmss2core version 8456865 Copyright (C) 1998-2017 VMware, Inc. All rights reserved.
    region[0]: start=0 end=c0000000.
    region[1]: start=100000000 end=1040000000.
    Cannot recognize Windows VM.
    Error parsing Windows data.
    Cannot create memory.dmp
    Finished writing core.