AVVI (Agent for VMWare Virtual Infrastructure) Incremental/Differential GRT backups of Virtual machines to Deduplication Storage device run very slow compared to the full backup job.

Article:TECH145857  |  Created: 2010-12-08  |  Updated: 2012-03-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH145857
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



When a backup policy is set for GRT backups (Full and Incremental/Differential backups) of Virtual Machines to a Deduplication Storage device. The Full backup completes with a acceptable job rate, however, all subsequent incremental backups run very slow.


Solution



Workaround:

Run Incremental Non-GRT backups to Deduplication Storage Folder.

This issue is resovled in Backup Exec 2012 Revision 1798 Hotfix182237. See Related Documents


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Description

AVVI: Incremental GRT backups of Virtual machines to Deduplication Storage device are consistently running very slow.




Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH145857


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