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Slow throughput for SAN based AVVI backups of virtual machines post Backup Exec 2010 R3 Service Pack 1

Created: 01 Dec 2011 • Updated: 20 Jan 2012
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Product(s): Backup Exec - 2010, Backup Exec
Severity: Non-data threatening / major functionality
Status: Private fix ready
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Problem:
 
Slow backup speed for SAN based Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure (AVVI) backups of VMware virtual machines post Backup Exec 2010 R3 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
 
 
 
Workaround:
 
Run NBD based backups if the performance of NBD based backup with SP1 is acceptable compared to SAN based backup with SP1.
OR
Do not install SP1. Use this workaround only if the the setup is not facing any of the issues fixed in SP1 or hotfixes that depends on SP1.