Managing a host in VMM fails with error 2911 - Not enough storage is available to complete this operation (0x8007000E)

This article helps you fix an issue in which you receive error 2911 when you manage a host in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).

Original product version:   System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager, Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
Original KB number:   2869591


The following error message is generated when managing a Hyper-V host with Virtual Machine Manager:

Error (2911)
Insufficient resources are available to complete this operation on the server.
Not enough storage is available to complete this operation (0x8007000E)

Recommended Action
Ensure that the virtual machine host has sufficient memory and disk space to perform this action. Try the operation again.


It can occur if Windows Management Framework (WMF) 3.0 is installed on Hyper-V host without also applying update 2781512.


To resolve this issue install hotfix 2781512.

Other issues that can cause this error:

  1. Antivirus blocking Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) access.
  2. Missing VMM optimizations found in Troubleshoot Needs Attention, Not Responding, and Access Denied hosts in Virtual Machine Manager.

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