Differential or Incremental VMWare backup runs as a full or fails with 0xe00095b4
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Although the full VMware backup job completes successfully, the related Differential or Incremental backup job fails reporting the error "Incremental/Differential backup methods are not supported for this VM" or the job will complete but run as a full backup. The exact symptom depends on the setting for "Use the full backup method for virtual machines that do not support incremental or differential backups", .
0xe00095b4 - Incremental/Differential backup methods are not supported for this VM. The backup job failed, since the option 'fall back to a full backup' was not selected.
This condition is caused by having remote agent selections in the same backup selection list as VMware virtual machine selections and having these remote agent selections listed before the VMware selections.
To workaround this issue either change the selection list order to that the virtual machine resources are listed first, or run your VMWare selections using separate policies and selection lists from your remote agent selections.
Incremental/Differential backup methods are not supported for this VM. The backup job failed, since the option 'fall back to a full backup' was not selected.
Unable to do diff/inc backups if job contains non-AVVI resources before the AVVI resources
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH160121