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VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

Hi,

Recently upgraded to NetBackup Appliance 3.3.0.1 Maintenance Release 1 (NetBackup 8.3.0.1)

A VMware backup of our main file server is finishing with status code 0 and correct size however the number of files reported is only 215K as against the expected 15 Million

The Windows server has 2 disks and all folders on the C drive are visible but only some folders on the second drive, the main folder with 15 Million files is missing.

 

 

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Re: VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

Meant to say I have tried :-

Forcing an Accelerator rescan

Recreated the policy

Disabled Accelerator and ran Full backup

All give the same results

This has been working perfectly for many years, the only change is the upgrade

Re: VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

@DecKy is this a RDM setup?

For VMware backup all the disks should be VMDK, if your VM is a RDM you will have to use NetBackup agent to backup all the drives on the VM.

Re: VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

Hello

Can you check if in VMware tab of this policy you do have checked "Enable file recovery from VM backup" under Optimizations?

What is the client OS, its file systems types etc...

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Re: VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

Not RDM, both disks are VMDK and it has been working perfectly for many years before the upgrade

Re: VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

"Enable file recovery from VM backup" is enabled, it's a Windows Server using NTFS

Re: VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

Hi
Please check with client OS admins if they did not enable deduplication on this box. This is not supported...

Re: VMware Restore not showing all folders after upgrade to 8.3.0.1

This has been identified as a bug and I've received an EEB to test