Event ID 18002 — Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.
Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation.
|Product:||Windows Operating System|
|Message:||Cannot take snapshot for '%1' because the maximum number of snapshots has been reached. Delete unwanted snapshots and try again.(Virtual machine ID %2)|
Check snapshot storage
Delete snapshots that you do not need and then retry the snapshot operation. By default snapshots are stored at %systemdrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\Snapshots.
A snapshot in Hyper-V is a file-based snapshot of the state, disk data, and configuration of a virtual machine at a specific point in time. For more information about snapshots, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=147648.
The snapshot operation succeeds when retried.