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Cannot remove proxy

Post by kawiMTF » Apr 29, 2016 9:44 am

Hello together

Perhaps i'm blind or dumb. But at a customer i cannot remove an existing proxy. A message tells me that this proxy is used in a certain replication job.

About the infrastructure:
- 4 ESXi hosts (ESXi 5.5 U3b)
- shared NetApp storage
- Veeam Backup & Replication 9 Update 1
- physical Veeam backup server (Server 2012 R2)
- two virtual Veeam proxies (Server 2008 R2)

First i disabled the proxy which i wanted to remove. Then i tried to remove it. It did not work. I also restarted the virtual machine, and then restarted all Veeam services, but nothing worked. Still unable to remove the proxy.

I checked all the existing jobs (backup job, backup copy, replication). The proxy which i want to remove is NOT used in any of these jobs. The proxy is listed as available proxy, but it's actually not marked with the checkbox for using this proxy in the job.

What makes me curious is the fact that, even if the proxy is disabled, it is visible in the list of proxies within a job, and i can mark it to use within this job...

What can i do to remove this proxy?
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Karl

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Re: Cannot remove proxy

Post by foggy » Apr 29, 2016 9:52 am

Karl, please contact support for assistance. This could be a DB issue.

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Re: Cannot remove proxy

Post by kawiMTF » Apr 29, 2016 9:53 am

Hi Alex,

Thanks. I will do so.
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Karl

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Re: Cannot remove proxy

Post by veremin » Apr 29, 2016 10:03 am

What happens if you try to remove via PS?

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Asnp VeeamPSSnapin
Get-VBRViProxy -Name "Name of your proxy" | Remove-VBRViProxy -Confirm:$false
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Re: Cannot remove proxy

Post by P.Tide » Apr 29, 2016 10:11 am

This is probably a long shot but have you checked "guest Interaction Proxy" settings as well?

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Re: Cannot remove proxy

Post by kawiMTF » Apr 29, 2016 10:15 am

Hi,

Yes, i checked this setting also. The proxy is definitively no more in use in any of the jobs...

I'm already preparing the logs for support, will come back with the support case number.
Best regards,
Karl

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Re: Cannot remove proxy

Post by kawiMTF » Apr 29, 2016 10:54 am

Case #01785907
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