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Mount VM Disk that is in process of production migration

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Is there a way to mount the dummy disk to another VM while the instant VM recovery is migrating to production?

Scenario - Needed Instant Recovery to bring server back up but rebuilt server needs disk access while migration to production is underway.

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Re: Mount VM Disk that is in process of production migration

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Hello,
which "dummy disk" are you talking about?

Except for corner case configurations, VMware allows only one machine to access a virtual disk.

If a second machine needs access to the data on another machine, then NAS protocols (SMB / NFS) are usually the way to go.

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Re: Mount VM Disk that is in process of production migration

Post by Mildur »

You can do a instant disk recovery of your "VM OS disk" from a working restore point.
No need to rebuilt a server, if you have a consistent backup.

https://helpcenter.veeam.com/docs/backu ... ml?ver=110
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Re: Mount VM Disk that is in process of production migration

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Thank you for the reply.

We rebuilt the server and just copied the db over manually while instant vm was powered on. Issue resolved. Thanks.

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