tinto1970 wrote:Is it better to enable quiescence on any Linux VM, or it's better to enable only when running particular applications (i.e. MySQL)?
tinto1970 wrote:Another question is about that blog's post: it refers about enabling VMware FileSystem Sync Driver (vmsync) in VMware Tools configuration. I'm running on lastest buld of vSphere 5.1u1 (1312873) and i have performed the installation of VMware Tools on a VM today, searching for that "experimental" option to enable. I did not see it: the sync driver is out of experimental so enabled by default or become unavailable?
in fact we have already tested in a couple of Linux VMs running MySQL the use of pre-freeze/post-thaw scripts t
My doubt about using the VMware Tools quiescence derives from the fact that one (of many) linux VM (Centos 6.x) which was backed up with quiescence enabled this night has "crashed" (system not responsive, needing a power cycle to restart it). I need to do a deeper analysis about this fact, which worries me a bit.
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