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#1 2023-06-20 06:07:57

Registered: 2023-05-20
Posts: 5

Replica error via IP


Both with xsibackup-dc and the backup fails
I use esxi 7 U3 and as a backup drive a debian server (latest version)

The backup script is as follows

/scratch/XSI/XSIBackup-DC/xsibackup \
--replica \
"VMs(W2022_DC)" \
"root@$(( $(( $(date +%s)/86400 )) % 3 ))/esxi20" \
--compression="no" \
--use-smtp="2" \
--mail-to="yyy@xxxx.it" \
>> /scratch/XSI/XSIBackup-DC/var/log/xsibackup.log 2>&1

The replica actually seems correct.
The error appears to be in a post-replication operation
In any case I can't do backups via ip (with nfs they are too slow).
Do you have any suggestions ?
Am I doing something wrong?

Thank you


ERROR with

2023-06-19T10:45:46 | Error code 1866 at file common.c, line 1866 | Error description: error running remote command: ssh -p22 -q -o ServerAliveInterval=60 -o ServerAliveCountMax=1440 -o PreferredAuthentications=publickey,keyboard-interactive,password -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -i "/vmfs/volumes/6475f4e2-0593146c-94cc-941882662168/XSI/XSIBackup-DC/xsibackup_id_rsa" root@ "eval \$(echo 'c3luYztSPSIkKCAoIi9ob21lL3Jvb3QvLnhzaS9iaW4veHNpYmFja3VwIiAtLWNsZWFuLW9zbmFwc2hvdHMgIi9CYWNrdXAvYmFja3VwX2VzeGkvMC9lc3hpMjAvVzIwMjJfRENfbG9zdHVkaW9jb21tZXJjaWFsZV8xL1cyMDIyX0RDX2xvc3R1ZGlvY29tbWVyY2lhbGVfMS52bXNkIikgMj4mMSApIjtlY2hvIC1uICQ/IjsiJFIK' | '/home/root/.xsi/bin/xsib64' -di 2>/dev/null)" 2>&1, response:
2023-06-19T10:45:47 | Error code 5449 at file xsibackup.c, line 5449 | Error description: some error/s were raised while backing up: VMs(W2022_DC), error count is: 1


#2 2023-06-21 18:51:14

Registered: 2017-04-21
Posts: 2,032

Re: Replica error via IP

(c)XSIBackup is optimized to work on RHEL familiy of Linux: RHEL, CentOS, Rocky Linux, Alma Linux, Fedora, etc...
Debian has some serious drawbacks:

1/ They have deprecated some classic system calls that (c)ESXi does still use:
https://33hops.com/xsibackup-dc-full-ma … e-vsyscall
That was more than one year ago, thay may have disabled some additional ones.

2/ They enable the iNotify service by default which slows down the FS.

Debian is optimized for security, whereas RHEL is optmized for speed. You can use Debian, but you will have to go through enabling vsyscall and disabling unneded services that may interfere with your backups.

Contact support if you are a registered user and can't get it to work.


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