Backup of Virtual Machines on a VMWare ESX 3.5 host complete with the exception V-79-57344-38725 - One or more virtual disks contain volumes that do not support Granular Recovery Technology (GRT). Granular restores cannot be performed for these volumes.

Article:TECH125915  |  Created: 2010-01-14  |  Updated: 2012-03-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH125915
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Backup of Virtual Machines on a VMWare ESX 3.5 host complete with the exception V-79-57344-38725 - One or more virtual disks contain volumes that do not support Granular Recovery Technology (GRT). Granular restores cannot be performed for these volumes.


Error



When backing up virtual machines that have multiple hard drives (i.e. C:\ , D:\ , E:\ ) on a VMWare ESX 3.5 host with Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) enabled the job will complete with the below exception.

 

Backup- VMVCB::\\ESXHOST\VCGuestVm\ha-datacenter\vm\VIRTUALMACHINE
V-79-57344-38725 - One or more virtual disks contain volumes that do not support Granular Recovery Technology (GRT). Granular restores cannot be performed for these volumes.


Solution




 
This issue has been resolved with Hotfix 344584. See the related documents for download information.

Workaround:
 
GRT will need to be disabled in the backup job properties.
Note: The virtual machine can still be restored, only GRT will not function at this time.
Note: Please only use the workaround when the hotfix is not available or has not been installed.
 

 

 

Supplemental Materials

ValueV-79-57344-38725
Description

One or more virtual disks contain volumes that do not support Granular Recovery Technology (GRT). Granular restores cannot be performed for these volumes.


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Description

BEWS: AVVI: Backup of VM's on ESX 3.5 complete with the exception V-79-57344-38725 - One or more virtual disks contain volumes that do not support Granular Recovery Technology (GRT). Granular restores cannot be performed for these volumes.



Legacy ID



345522


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH125915


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