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restoring c:\windows out of a vmdk style backup

Level 4

Is there a limitation in regards to doing a file level restore of c:windows out of a vmdk backup?

When we try to restore the c:\windows directory out of a vmdk style of backup (redirected to another client) we get the error below

 Error bpbrm(pid=21251) client restore EXIT STATUS 5: the restore failed to recover the requested files
8/1/2012 2:01:30 PM - restored image dev-backup-12.hydro.mb.ca_1342945173 - (the restore failed to recover the requested files(5)); restore time 00:29:28
8/1/2012 2:01:31 PM - end Restore; elapsed time: 00:30:26
VMware policy restore error(2820)

we can restore smaller directories from the same image but anything that is bigger seems to fail always with the same error. It happens to Hyper-v restores as well. The c; windows directory I am trying to resore out of the vmdk is 7.7GB with 25,000 files.

We are running netbackup, am I running into some sort of limitation in regards to doing file level restores out of vmdk backups??


Thanks in advance for any help provided



Level 6

start BAR gui on destination client & post all logs from -- "view status"