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Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server inside

Post by DSafin » Mar 14, 2011 10:42 am

Has anyone had this error while performing Storage vMotion action with Veeam Backup VM? The Message is the following "A general system occured:The virtual machine has virtual disk in linked-clone mode that prevents migration". We are using vSphere 4.1 with ESXi hosts and FC SAN.

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Re: Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server insi

Post by Gostev » Mar 14, 2011 10:48 am

Are you using Virtual Appliance (hot add) processing mode?

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Re: Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server insi

Post by DSafin » Mar 14, 2011 10:57 am

No,just folder inside OS of virtual machine.

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Re: Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server insi

Post by Gostev » Mar 14, 2011 11:03 am

I don't understand your reply. What Veeam backup job processing mode are you using?

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Re: Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server insi

Post by DSafin » Mar 14, 2011 11:11 am

Virtual Appliance mode.I meant, I have not added any additional raw vmfs volumes to this virtual machine. In storage manager of my windows server system(veeam backup VM) I can see only one NTFS partition.

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Re: Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server insi

Post by Gostev » Mar 14, 2011 11:33 am

Try to open VM virtual hardware settings and see if there are any drives are still attached to it. If there are, please remove them manually, and try again.

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Re: Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server insi

Post by DSafin » Mar 14, 2011 12:17 pm

There is only one disk attached to this VM.

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Re: Cannot Storage vMotion VM with Veeam Backup Server insi

Post by Vitaliy S. » Mar 14, 2011 12:32 pm

Dmitry, try following the instructions from this topic to resolve your issue. Hope this helps!

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