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Veeam incorrectly calculates VM size

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Running Veeam Backup 5.0.1 on Windows 7 32 bit which resides on the ESXi host (i.e. Virtual Appliance mode).
During the backup wizard and after selecting the VMs to backup, Veeam incorrectly displays the size for one of my VMs.
The VM has only a single disk of 150GB, but Veeam reports the VM size to be 454GB (!!) which is almost the size of my entire datastore.

Should I ignore this or is this a sign of trouble ahead...?

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Re: Veeam incorrectly calculates VM size

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May be sign of trouble, as if VM has some incorrect system attributes in VMware, this may cause backup issues. So, better to check with support on that. Thanks!

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Isn't this the support forum? :)

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No, this is not a support forum. Please follow the red link provided when you click New Topic for additional information on forum rules regarding support inquiries. Thanks!

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