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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by ddejarnett » Mar 05, 2019 1:19 pm

Wishr,

Thanks for replying, but I don't think my scenario matches this thread. I did not create a new vCenter, I performed an inplace upgrade/migration from 6.5 to 6.7. From my reading, this will maintain the VM IDs. Am I wrong?

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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by DGrinev » Mar 05, 2019 1:33 pm

Hi David,

You're right, all VMs morefIDs should have been preserved during the VMware native migration.
Can you clarify how exactly your hosts added in the Veeam B&R, separately or as a part of vCenter server? Thanks!

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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by ddejarnett » Mar 05, 2019 2:53 pm

DGrinev,

Under the Backup Infrastructure section, I added my vCenter Server and then when I configured my jobs, I used the "Hosts and Clusters" tab and selected my machines.

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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by DGrinev » Mar 05, 2019 4:19 pm

It doesn't really matter which vCenter tree was used to pick the VMs, since you are working with the vCenter server.
This is unexpected behavior and deeper investigation is needed, please contact the support team and let them take a closer look.
I am not sure the issue comes from the Veeam side, but anyway our engineers will help you reveal the root cause.

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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by ddejarnett » Mar 05, 2019 4:32 pm

Thank you. I just opened a case.

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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by PKaufmann » Mar 25, 2019 11:39 pm

I am planning this migration right now (from 6.0 to 6.7).
Was your case resolved? any useful information?
thanks.

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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by ddejarnett » Mar 27, 2019 3:08 pm

PKaufmann,

Performing a migration (per VMware instructions) did not work properly and caused the VM refIDs to change so I had to use the vCenter Migration Utility (https://www.veeam.com/kb2136) to adjust the refIDs. After doing this, my jobs ran fine. Only downside to doing this was that I had to perform active full jobs to my cloud backup.

Hope this helps.

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Re: VM moved to new vCenter

Post by PKaufmann » Apr 01, 2019 6:03 pm

Hi David,
thanks for your reply.
I will have the utility at hand when I am doing the migration..

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