[PVE-User] CT is locked (backup) - qm unlock doesn't help

Frank Thommen frank.thommen at uni-heidelberg.de
Thu Jan 12 11:35:48 CET 2017

On 01/12/2017 11:30 AM, Fabian Gr├╝nbichler wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 11:27:24AM +0100, Frank Thommen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> one of my LXC containers is locked: It cannot be started and cannot be
>> backed up.  The error message is "CT is locked (backup)".  The only
>> suggestion I found to solve this prolem is `qm unlock XXX`.  However in my
>> case, this results in the error message
>>   Configuration file 'nodes/pve02/qemu-server/XX.conf' does not exist
> yes, because "qm" is for qemu VMs.
>> What else can I try to unlock this container?
> use the container tool "pct" -> "man pct" or "pct help"

too easy :-).  Everything works again.  Thanks lot.

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