With some help from Symantec Tech Support, I managed to put this script together.
Run it on your SPA node, it will report on the total size of dataselection on source for all active dataselections under all active agents.
Put it on crontab on the SPA...
vStorage API backup, nbd transfer mode, is failing with error code 13 for the most of the VMs.
I get only few successful backups - all on same ESX host.
backup speed only max to 1MB/sec so I guess it must be caused by the slowness on the network, and...
How it started
I've been delaying this PureDisk upgrade from 6.2 to 188.8.131.52.
There were simply many other tasks at my hands and also the upgrade did not simply look easy and it made me hesitate.
What if it goes wrong?
I thought "It will take too mu...
There is already one script doing the policy monitoring job.
Here's my version - it will generate REPORT_FILE file, which can be then sent to email address when cron runs this script.
It's running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.2 (Tik...
While the VMware Backup Host (your appliance) is idle, try killing any of the hung bpbkar process?
There might be some bpbkar processes from the previous backups, still holding on to some kind of lock on the file handle for the snapshot on ESX side,...
With fibre (same for plain SCSI) tape library/drive detection issues, this sometimes helps.
Power off all devicesEnsure cable is all connectedEnsure tape drives do not have any tape loaded, media access port and transport arm are all emptyTurn ...
If it were my own situation, I'd first try removing the VM from the policy and then add back in.
Try checking on the VM name - display name, hostname, DNS name all OK.
Compared to the "good VM" do you see any differences like, RDM, OS, VMware tools...
02/09/2015 20:10:21 - begin VMware: Policy Execution Manager Preprocessed
Operation Status: 6
02/09/2015 20:21:05 - end VMware: Policy Execution Manager Preprocessed; elapsed time 0:10:44
I see it took 10 minutes and 44 seconds between t...