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davyvermeir
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cannot snapshot ms cluster

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Hi,

Is it possible to snapshot a Microsoft Cluster on 2 nodes?
I get this message:

Virtual machine is configured to use a device that prevents the snapshot operation: Device '' is a SCSI controller engaged in bus-sharing.

The solution that i find is to stop the inactive node first; but i do not want that.

Anyone has a better solution?

thx.

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Re: cannot snapshot ms cluster

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Hello Davy, can you snapshot this VM using the VMware Infrastructure Client?

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Re: cannot snapshot ms cluster

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does not work either. I know it is not a real veeam problem. But i hoped someone had a good solution for this problem

thx.

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Changing SCSI bus sharing from virtual to none and back

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I'm trying to come up with a work around to back up a Windows 2008 cluster, with 2 clustered drives.

I am thinking that if I powered off the systems, changed the SCSI Bus Sharing configuration from Virtual to None, made a backup and then reverted back to Virtual sharing, that should work.

However I'm not not sure what the impact would be to the cluster and even if it allowed a backup to be made, what the restore process would be.

Has anyone done something similar or have any suggestions for backing up VMs set up in a Windows cluster?

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