In some cases ,when a snapshot job is canceled the snapshot process will continue on the client.
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When cancelling a VMware backup, bpbrm terminates before confirming bpfis has removed snapshots. bpfis continues to run and create snapshots although they will not be needed nor used.
No error is observed; however, running bpfis processes may be seen on the system long after backup jobs have been cancelled. These unnecessary processes may continue to consume system resources.
This issue has been reported with the following versions of NetBackup for VMware:
The two daemons are failing to properly communicate before the backup is cancelled, leaving bpfis running when it should not be running.
The formal resolution for this issue (Etrack 2897225) is included in the following release:
- NetBackup 7.5 Maintenance Release 5 (126.96.36.199)
NetBackup 188.8.131.52 is now available - please access the Related Article below for more information.
Please apply the hotfix attached to this document.
Symantec Bug ID: ET 2935722
Installation Location: VMware Backup host
Please follow the EEB Installer instructions available on http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH64620
Please choose the appropriate platform after download:
eebinstaller.2935722.1.AMD64.exe Windows x64 Installation
eebinstaller.2935722.1.x86.exe Windows x86 Installation
eebinstaller.2935722.1.linuxS_x86 Suse x64 Installation
1054611118 400384 AMD64/libfi_VMware.dll
1981552713 339968 x86/libfi_VMware.dll
2456045218 885338 linuxS_x86_2.6.16/libfi_VMware.so
Recommended service state:
Make sure no backups or other operations are using this VMware Backup host when installing this EEB.
Note: Under Windows Server 2008, please remember to use Run as administator when installing.
when cancelling a vmware backup, bpbrm terminates before confirming bpfis has removed snapshots. Bpfis continues to run and create snapshots.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH201597