Incremental Backups of virtual machines using the Agent for VMware may fail with "0xe00095b4 - Incremental\\Differential backup methods are not supported for this VM"
|Article:TECH212213|||||Created: 2013-11-05|||||Updated: 2015-01-07|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH212213|
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When attempting incremental backups of multiple virtual machines using the Agent for VMware the incremental backup may fail with the following errors.
Job Log Error:
Completed status: Failed
Final error: 0xe00095b4 - Incremental\\Differential backup methods are not supported for this VM. The backup job failed, since the option 'to fall back to a full backup' was not selected.
Final error category: Resource Errors
Debug Log Errors:
[fsys\vmvcb] - AVVI Buffered Reads Performance Tuning is Enabled.
[fsys\vmvcb] - Number of Read Buffers: '4'
[fsys\vmvcb] - Size of Read Buffers:'1024'KB
[fsys\vmvcb] - Read Thread Priority: 0 -Normal.
[fsys\shared] - startReadCacheThread(): Allocating 4 buffers of size 1024
[fsys\vmvcb] - Could not find the UUID 'UUID_OF_VM' of the VM. Previous UUID: ?????????_
[fsys\vmvcb] - A config change was detected, based on the setting the incr\diff falls back to a FULL backup.
[fsys\shared] - VixDiskLib_Read(): Read thread '5112' Start
1. Perform only full backups of virtual machines showing this issue
2. Seperate the virtual machine showing this issue to a seperate backup job.
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.
Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.
AVVI: Incremental\\Differential backup methods are not supported for this VM
Incremental\\Differential backup methods are not supported for this VM. The backup job failed, since the option 'to fall back to a full backup' was not selected.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH212213