Guest file restore attach disk operation fails


You started a guest file restore operation but the attach disk operation failed even though VMware Tools was running and the Guest OS credentials were correct.


Error while validating guest credentials, failed to access guest 
system using specified credentials: Please verify VMWare tools is running
properly on system and account used is Administrator account,
Error is SystemError vix error codes = (3016, 0).

Corrective action

Restart the VMware Tools Windows service on the Guest OS, and then retry the guest file restore operation.