Thanks for your feedback and for posting into existing solution.
FFessler wrote:in this case, to have a WARNING message pop-up at the time of the Backup Job Creation (so it would be one time) that indicated there were independent disks and that they would NOT be backed up
This could do the job, however VM scanning procedure might take time and if you have 1000 of VMs in the job, this might not be the best way to address this situation.
FFessler wrote:So, that brings up the question: What if they change it AFTER the backup job has been created? Again, maybe a ONE TIME message indicating that change was made on the emailed results of the backup would be enough for the user and I to re-visit that issue.
Have you considered using Veeam ONE predefined report
that can be scheduled to run on daily/weekly basis to detect these VMs?