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Any of the following errors are being thrown in vCenter when attempting to remove a VM snapshot created by Veeam Backup Server:

Remove snapshot
servername.domain.com
An error occurred while communicating with the remote host.
AdminUser
VCENTERSERVERNAME
16/03/2015 13:40:23
16/03/2015 13:40:23
16/03/2015 13:40:24


Remove all snapshots
servername.domain.com
The object has already been deleted or has not been completely created
AdminUser
VCENTERSERVERNAME
16/03/2015 13:39:08
16/03/2015 13:39:08
16/03/2015 13:39:08


Remove all snapshots
servername.domain.com
The operation is not allowed in the current state.
AdminUser
VCENTERSERVERNAME
16/03/2015 13:35:57
16/03/2015 13:35:57
16/03/2015 13:35:58

SOLUTION

Try restarting the VMware Connector services on the relevant ESX host:

service mgmt-vmware restart

This will show the ESX host as temporarily disconnected from vCenter, don’t panic, its normal.

Once the host returns, manually delete the snapshot via vCenter

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