VMware non-GRT backup fails with 0xe0009586 - Unable to find the metadata for a disk of the virtual machine
|Article:TECH207031|||||Created: 2013-06-07|||||Updated: 2013-08-12|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH207031|
When attempting to perform a non-GRT, VMware backup of a virtual guest through the ESXi host, the job fails with 0xe0009586 - Unable to find the metadata for a disk of the virtual machine.
This issue has been seen after resizing a VMDK within vSphere.
Create a clone of the problematic guest and backup the clone instead.
For instructions for cloning VM's, see the following VMware doc:
Unable to find the metadata for a disk of the virtual machine.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH207031