CPU configuration is not preserved following a full virtual machine restore with the Backup Exec Agent for VMware.

Article:TECH198164  |  Created: 2012-10-10  |  Updated: 2014-02-13  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH198164
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Following a full virtual machine restore using the Backup Exec Agent for VMware, the CPU configuration is not preserved.

The example below shows a virtual machine configured with 4 CPUs (2 virtual sockets, 2 cores per socket). Following a restore back to the original location, this changes to 4 CPUs (4 virtual sockets, 1 core per socket).

Figure 1:


Environment



ESXi 5.0


Solution



A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Documents at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.

Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Service Pack 2 (TECH203155)
 


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Description

CPU configuration is not preserved following full VM restore.




Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH198164


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