Feature request: which proxy is in use?

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Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby SynthosKralupy » Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:22 am

Hello,

could you add info about active proxy server to job statistic window which is handling transform operation?

I found out I can't identify which of my proxy servers is in use during long-time running transform operation. I would like to know it due to maintenance, for example install Windows updates and reboot proxy server and don't break transform.


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Re: Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:32 am

Hi,

You can get that info if you click on the VM's name in the left column in a session statistics view.

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Re: Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby foggy » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:35 am

Btw, transform operations are performed by the backup repository (or gateway) server, not the proxy (unless a single server is assigned both roles).
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Re: Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby SynthosKralupy » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:52 am

PTide wrote:Hi,

You can get that info if you click on the VM's name in the left column in a session statistics view.

Thanks


Yes, I know. But it is info for backuped VM only, but I mean transform operations. And there is no option where to click, transform ops are visible in right window - in details only.
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Re: Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:12 pm

What kind of transform operation do you refer to? If the one that transfroms previous backup chain into a rollback then it occurs after full backup and, as foggy's mentioned, repository where the backups reside at, not proxy, is used for that.

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Re: Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby SynthosKralupy » Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:27 pm

Hello,

it was "full backup chain transformation" task in my case, part of Synthetic full backup job. I restarted (ok, not too smart) proxy server (well, same server is hosting two repositories) and caused error:

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4.3.2017 21:25:22 :: Previous full backup chain transformation failed Error: Agent: Failed to process method {Transform.Patch}: Unknown error
Failed to write data to the file [Y:\VeeamBackups\Backup_Job_-_all_VMs_2D2T\Backup Job - all VMs 2D2TD2017-03-02T200109.vrb].
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Re: Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby SynthosKralupy » Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:55 pm

one more notice: I disabled proxy server in Veeam B&R console first, before its reboot. Strange that was possible, no even warning about server is in use...

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Re: Feature request: which proxy is in use?

Veeam Logoby PTide » Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:59 pm

I restarted (ok, not too smart) proxy server (well, same server is hosting two repositories) and caused error
That's totally expected as you rebooted the repository that was known to be performing the transform operation.

one more notice: I disabled proxy server in Veeam B&R console first, before its reboot. Strange that was possible, no even warning about server is in use...
Disabling proxy makes it impossible to use that proxy for backup operation, transforms are still possible if the same host is a repository though. If you disable a proxy while a job is running VBR will let the job to finish first and will disable the proxy aftewards.
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