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public:8080_vmware_esxi_restore_delta_disk_format_of_virtual_disks_is_not_supported_by_datastore [2020/04/22 14:56]
yuk.cheng [Cause]
public:8080_vmware_esxi_restore_delta_disk_format_of_virtual_disks_is_not_supported_by_datastore [2020/11/18 12:54] (current)
edward.chan
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-===== ISSUE: ​Warning "Delta disk format of virtual disks is not supported by datastore." when restoring a virtual machine ​(VMware ESXi restore) =====+===== ISSUE: Delta disk format of virtual disks is not supported by datastore (VMware ESXi restore) =====
  
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- ​AhsayOBM : 7.5.0.0 or above+ ​AhsayOBM: ​8.1.0.0 or above
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  OS: Windows  OS: Windows
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 ===== Problem Description ===== ===== Problem Description =====
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-When performing a guest VM restore on a VMware ESXi host, the following warning message is received ​in the restore report ​and the guest VM is not restored:+When performing a guest VM restore on a VMware ESXi host, the following warning message is receivedand the guest VM is not restored:
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 ===== Cause ===== ===== Cause =====
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-<font color=black>​This issue can occur if the virtual machine was originally backed up on a VMware ESXi host with a datastore ​on a different VMFS version.  +This issue can occur if the guest virtual machine was originally backed up from a VMware ESXi host with a datastore ​of a different VMFS version.  
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-For example the backup of the virtual machine was done on a VMWare ESXi host with a <b>VMFS5 datastore</​b> ​in VDDK backup mode but is restored ​to VMware ESXi host using a <b>VMFS6 datastore</​b> ​and vice versa.<​font> ​  +For examplethe backup of the virtual machine was done on a VMWare ESXi host with a VMFS5 datastore in VDDK backup modebut the user is not attempting ​to restore the virtual machine to another ​VMware ESXi host using a VMFS6 datastoreand vice versa. ​  
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-<font color=black><b>Note:</​b> ​This limitation does not apply to VMware vCenter backup sets.<​font> ​+<font color=red>Important</font>: This limitation does not apply to VMware vCenter backup sets.
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 ===== Resolution ===== ===== Resolution =====
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-<font color=black>​To resolve the issuerestore to the guest VM to a VMware ESXi host with datastore using the same VMFS version.<​font>  ​+Unfortunately,​ there is no workaround for this issue. &​nbsp;​You can only restore to the corresponding ​guest virtual machine ​to a VMware ESXi host with datastore ​that is using the same VMFS version.
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public/8080_vmware_esxi_restore_delta_disk_format_of_virtual_disks_is_not_supported_by_datastore.txt · Last modified: 2020/11/18 12:54 by edward.chan