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public:8083_issue:vmware_7_non_vddk_skipped_backing_up_powered_on_virtual_machine [2020/08/04 18:34]
yuk.cheng [ISSUE: VMware vCenter/ESXi 7 error Skipped backing up powered on virtual machine when in non-VDDK backup mode (VMware backup)]
public:8083_issue:vmware_7_non_vddk_skipped_backing_up_powered_on_virtual_machine [2020/11/18 14:48] (current)
edward.chan
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-=====  ISSUE: ​VMware vCenter/​ESXi 7 error "Skipped backing up powered on virtual machine" when in non-VDDK backup mode (VMware non-VDDK backup) ​ =====+=====  ISSUE: Skipped backing up powered on virtual machine (VMware ​vCenter / ESXi 7 non-VDDK backup) ​ =====
  
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 ===== Problem Description ===== ===== Problem Description =====
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-When performing a VMware vCenter/​ESXi 7 backup in non-VDDK mode The following error message is received in the backup report :+When performing a VMware vCenter / ESXi 7 backup in non-VDDK mode, the following error message is received in the backup report :
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    <​td bgcolor="#​ffffff"​ style="​BORDER-LEFT:​ #C0C0C0 1px solid; BORDER-RIGHT:​ #C0C0C0 1px solid; BORDER-BOTTOM:​ #C0C0C0 1px solid" valign="​middle">​    <​td bgcolor="#​ffffff"​ style="​BORDER-LEFT:​ #C0C0C0 1px solid; BORDER-RIGHT:​ #C0C0C0 1px solid; BORDER-BOTTOM:​ #C0C0C0 1px solid" valign="​middle">​
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-     ​Skipped backing up powered on virtual machine "VM/VM_NAME"+     ​Skipped backing up powered on virtual machine "VM/virtual_machine_name"
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 ===== Resolution ===== ===== Resolution =====
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-To workaround this issue it is recommended to backup ​the guest VM'​s ​in VDDK backup mode, otherwise ​power down all running guest VM'​s ​before the backup job starts ​if you wish to continue the backup in non-VDDK mode.+If the affected ​guest virtual machine cannot be shutdown during the backup process, then create another backup set to backup virtual machine ​in VDDK backup mode. &​nbsp;​Otherwise, power down all running guest VM before the backup job begins, ​if you wish to continue the backup in non-VDDK mode.
  
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 ===== Keywords ===== ===== Keywords =====
-VMware vCenter 7, VMware ​ESXi 7, VDDK, non-VDDK, power down+VMwarevCenter 7, ESXi, VDDK, non-VDDK, powerdown, shut, off
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