Application-consistent quiescing is not supported for virtual machines with Dynamic disk.

Article:TECH212697  |  Created: 2013-11-22  |  Updated: 2013-12-11  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH212697
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Application-consistent quiescing is not supported for virtual machines with Dynamic disk.


Solution



Do not use VMware application-consistent snapshots to backup Dynamic Disks. If you take a snapshot of a Dynamic Disk (Microsoft specific file system), you will not be able to revert to the snapshot. Snapshot technology does not have visibility into dynamic disks and cannot preserve the quiesce state of the disk files.

This information can be found in the VMware Documentation below:
vSphere 5.5 Documentation
vSphere 5.1 Documentation

 




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