BEMCLI vs Be2012 Restore option
I am working with the BEMCLI library and particular running the Submit-BEFileSystemRestoreJob -and- noticed a rather nasty side effect.
When I do a restore inside the BE2012 program and send my output to a VHD I do not get promped to format the drive every time it creates a mount point.
In the powershell (with BE commands extended) OR even in the regular BEMCLI I get prompted to format the drive that stores the VHD from windows explorer.
Pretty scarey since I am only storing a VHD file on the E: drive - but yet I am being asked to format the entire E: drive.
I have read every message board article I can find covering this topic and am stuck. There is no way known to block the prompt other than a systray Autoit window watcher script.
So far I have tried a lot of things written by some very misguided authors
- Turning off all auto-play functionality
- Turning off automount (in powershell prior to creating the VHD)
- Running the Powershell script in Hidden Mode
Any known work arounds?
Runnnig 64 bit BE 2012 on Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 64bit.
I of course want to run this as a post run command to get around some of the major incompabilities the virtualization engine has with certain machines.
BTW If I could edit the VHD's it were to write too, instead of worrying about every drive configuration when restoring them in SDR mode - it would save a huge amount of headache!!! For software based RAIDS / dynamic disks / Sans connected machines. Why should a sans connected disk throw off an entire virtulization option for a machine if I only want one drive on that machine.
If you ever want some SERIOUS suggestion for this interface esp on the virtualization side - please ask away !! ;)