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That feeling when your VM bites the dust…

and you don’t have a current backup.

Thankfully it was only a vSRX image as a test unit and not some super high impact virtual machine processing credit cards or anything. Let this be a warning to everyone who runs VMWare Fusion/Workstation/VirtualBox/etc., shut the machines down properly; as appliances they should gracefully recover, but there are NO GUARANTEES with VMs.

Now back to your regularly scheduled network outage.