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BE2012 AVVI Backup of XP VM emits V-79-57344-38732

Created: 15 Jan 2014 • Updated: 15 Jan 2014 | 2 comments
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Backup Exec 2012 SP3 running on Windows Server 2008 R2, fully patched, everything 64 bit, backing up four Windows Server 2008 R2 servers (including itself) and a VMware ESXi 5.1 host running a mix of Windows and Linux VMs. Backups of VMs running Windows XP are emitting this warning:

V-79-57344-38732 - Virtual machine '\(DC)ha-datacenter(DC)\vm\calypso_testvm-Mail1' does not meet the requirements necessary for Backup Exec to restore individual application items. You cannot perform GRT-enabled restores of application data from this backup.

I found postings here stating that GRT is not supported when backing up Windows XP VMs, but they refer to Backup Exec 2010. Does that limitation also apply to version 2012?

 

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