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Duplicate UUID question

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If I were to change the UUID on the destination replica vm would this break the replication?

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Re: Duplicate UUID question

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It should not break it, however the next replication job cycle the UUID would be changed back. Can you please tell me why do you need to do that?

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I have server monitoring software that has an issue when discovering ESX server VM's. It doesn't handle duplicate UUIDs well.

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Do you use Veeam Availability Suite or just Veeam B&R? The reason I ask this is that we have Veeam ONE (part of VAS) for monitoring/reporting capabilities that does not have this problem.

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We're just using Veeam B&R. We also monitor physical servers, devices, and applications.

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Re: Duplicate UUID question

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Ok, in this case I believe you should do the override for replicated VMs manually. Since they are powered off most of the time, then it should be ok to do that.

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Re: Duplicate UUID question

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Override as in change the UUID in the VMX file? Then it would still revert back after the next replication, right?

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Re: Duplicate UUID question

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Yes, that's right.

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