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Stop immediately and Gracefull stop job

Veeam Logoby baber » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:50 am

Hi

i have read veeam user guide page 419 , 420 about difference between stop immediately job and gracefull stop job

but has question about that :

1- i select stop immediately on my job when veeam get snapshot from machine now after it has been stopped when i see in my repository there is a backup file with name dns.70D2017-11-27T102015.vbk and the size is 30MB now i want to know can i use from this backup file or this is not usefull?????

2- i select force gracefull on my job when veeam get snapshot from machine now after it has been stopped when i see in my repository there is a backup file with name dns.70D2017-11-27T102943.vbk and the size is 17.7GB now i want to know can i use from this backup file or this is not usefull?????

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Re: Stop immediately and Gracefull stop job

Veeam Logoby PTide » Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:13 am 1 person likes this post

Hi,

1. Since you used "Stop immediately", the job terminated instantly, thus the restore point is not usable.
2. In case of "Gracefull stop" the VMs that has succeeded to process and VMs that are being processed will have usable restore points. If you have only one VM in the job then it will be usable.

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Re: Stop immediately and Gracefull stop job

Veeam Logoby baber » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:59 am

you said "If you have only one VM in the job then it will be usable." but i create a backup job that include 2vms and start job and after create snapshot from vms gracefull that job and it was successfull
is tat correct ?
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Re: Stop immediately and Gracefull stop job

Veeam Logoby PTide » Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:18 pm 1 person likes this post

If the job had started processing both VMs before you pressed "Stop" then both VMs can be restored from the backup.
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Re: Stop immediately and Gracefull stop job

Veeam Logoby baber » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:42 pm

PTide wrote:If the job had started processing both VMs before you pressed "Stop" then both VMs can be restored from the backup.


so thanks
now if in my job there is 2 vm and when start job on of them will be process now
while stop gracefull the process of vm1 will be finished and restore point is usefull and process of vm2 will not start ??

is that correct ?
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Re: Stop immediately and Gracefull stop job

Veeam Logoby PTide » Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:36 am 1 person likes this post

Yes, that's correct. If you gracefully stop the job before it gets to processing of the second VM, only VM1 restore point will be useful.

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