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When backing up a virtual machine that has DFSR enabled using Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure (AVVI), the backup may complete with the exception "Directory 'DfsRoots\Namespace\DFS-Share' does not support Granular Recovery Technology (GRT)."

Created: 04 Aug 2011 • Updated: 15 Nov 2011 | 4 comments
Ben L.'s picture
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Me Too!I have the same issue
Product(s): Backup Exec, Backup Exec - 2010
Severity: Non-data threatening / major functionality
Status: Will not fix
Tech Note: More Information

There are currently no plans to address this issue.  For more information please see the technote on this issue.

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ClarkL's picture

It's not an error, it is a warning. It has no impact on the backup or the ability to restore. DFS leaf objects don't really exist, they're just links to a real folder location. The real folder location is backed up with GRT and can be restored on a file and folder basis.

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Ben L.'s picture

That's part of the reason I posted this issue here.  We are looking into what can be done about this message.

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