AVVI Incremental backups through vCenter are running as FULL when “&” is present in the folder path of the VM being backed up

Article:TECH200768  |  Created: 2012-12-11  |  Updated: 2012-12-11  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH200768
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Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Incremental backups through vCenter are running as FULL when “&” is present in the folder path of the Virtual Machine (VM) being backed up


Solution



Workaround:

1. Rename the folder path so that "&" character is not present

2. Run the backup via ESX host for the VM with FULL and Incremental

Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned at the end of this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.
 
This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see  http://www.symantec.com Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.
 

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Customers experiencing this issue are encouraged to contact Symantec Technical Support as data is still being collected to assist in resolving this issue.


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AVVI: Incremental backups through vCenter are running as FULL when “&” is present in the folder path of the VM being backed up



Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH200768


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