#1 2018-12-05 05:32:08

itservice614
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Registered: 2018-10-01
Posts: 36

Error while doing backup of Windows 2012 Server

I setup xsibackup and running following job


"/vmfs/volumes/datastore1/xsi-dir/xsibackup" \
--certify-backup=yes \
--backup-point=/vmfs/datastore1/BACKUP/$( date +%Y%m'00000000' ) \
--backup-type=Custom \
--backup-vms="Fileservervm" \
--backup-how=warm \
--use-smtp=1 \
--backup-room=7000 \
--mail-to=shah55589@gmail.com \
--backup-id=001 \
--description="FILE SERVER BACKUP" \
--exec=yes >> "/vmfs/volumes/datastore1/xsi-dir/var/logs/xsibackup.log"



Im facing below issue


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2018-12-04T18:00:05|     XSIBACKUP-FREE 11.0.1: new execution request                     
2018-12-04T18:00:05|  ###############################################################################
2018-12-04T18:00:05| 
2018-12-04T18:00:05|  NOTICE: (c) XSIBackup kills any user launched jobs, make sure you don't overlap manual jobs
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2018-12-04T18:00:11|  NOTICE: (c) XSIBackup-Pro 11.1.6 is available to download
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XSIBackup PID:          2318913                                           localhost.localdomain
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:00:05 +0000                               IPv4: 192.168.3.206/255.255.255.0
VMware ESXi 6.7.0 build-8169922                              (c) Rsync 3.1.0 as opt. dependency
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Backup Id:                  001                 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           E5649  @ 2.53GHz
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2018-12-04T18:00:12|  Backup description: task file backup
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2018-12-04T18:00:12|  Alert: crontab is not installed for user root
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2018-12-04T18:00:15|  ADVICE: no SSD disks, please consider adding an SSD cache disk to improve performance
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2018-12-04T18:00:15|  Backup user is: root
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2018-12-04T18:00:17|  --backup-point created at /vmfs/datastore1/BACKUP/20181200000000 (filesystem: )
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2018-12-04T18:00:17|  The backup room has been limited to 7000 gb.
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2018-12-04T18:00:18|  Getting list of all VMs...
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2018-12-04T18:00:18|  3      Fileservervm   [datastore1] Fileservervm/Fileservervm.vmx   windows7Server64Guest   vmx-10                                                                                                                               

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2018-12-04T18:00:20|  VMs to backup:
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2018-12-04T18:00:20|  3      Fileservervm   [datastore1] Fileservervm/Fileservervm.vmx   windows7Server64Guest   vmx-10                                                                                                                               
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2018-12-04T18:00:27|  Could not get available backup room in backup datastore
2018-12-04T18:00:27|  Needed room: 6714 Gb.
2018-12-04T18:00:27|  Sparse size: 6714 Gb.
2018-12-04T18:00:27|  Available room: 0 Gb.
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2018-12-04T18:00:27|  Not enough room to make the backup, some older folders will be deleted
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2018-12-04T18:00:29|  [Fileservervm] Starting backup (size is 6876032M on 6876032M file)
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2018-12-04T18:00:29|  XSIBackup will backup your VMs while they are running and will quiesce guest services too, so that users
2018-12-04T18:00:29|  can continue to use the VM while the backup is taking place. You can also run cold and warm --backup-how
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2018-12-04T18:00:29|  Stopping VM [Fileservervm]
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Powering off VM:
2018-12-04T18:00:35|  VMware Tools are not present or outdated in VM: [Fileservervm], power-off issued
2018-12-04T18:01:05|  Sleeping :-o 30 s, waiting for VM to be off
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2018-12-04T18:01:06|  [Fileservervm] info: boot partition is MBR
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2018-12-04T18:01:06|  [Fileservervm] info: Win64 OS (windows7Server64) detected on MBR, applying Windows algorithm
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2018-12-04T18:01:07|  [Fileservervm] Info: attempting to free 6888320 mb at [  ]
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2018-12-04T18:01:18|  Removing snapshots, please wait...
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2018-12-04T18:01:18|  Syncronizing config files
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2018-12-04T18:01:21|  [Fileservervm] info: VMWare tools were not detected, the system will not be quiesced
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2018-12-04T18:01:33|  [Fileservervm] info: bringing VM up again
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  Backing up virtual disks...
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  scsi0:0.fileName = "Fileservervm.vmdk"
2018-12-04T18:01:34|  scsi0:1.fileName = "Fileservervm_1.vmdk"
2018-12-04T18:01:34|  scsi0:2.fileName = "Fileservervm_2.vmdk"
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Destination disk format: VMFS thin-provisioned
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  [Fileservervm] CLVMKFS1 error: Failed to clone object parameters
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Destination disk format: VMFS thin-provisioned
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  [Fileservervm] CLVMKFS1 error: Failed to clone object parameters
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Destination disk format: VMFS thin-provisioned
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  [Fileservervm] CLVMKFS1 error: Failed to clone object parameters
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2018-12-04T18:01:53|  Errors detected in backup, check logs
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Using stored SMTP server info...
Found conf/smtpsrvs file...
[0;31mError: cannot determine the e-mail server credentials, each smtpsrvs entry requires seven fields, please check syntax[0m

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#2 2018-12-05 13:01:53

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Re: Error while doing backup of Windows 2012 Server

Check your conf/smtpsrvs file and fix it. You have entered the SMTP credentials in a wrong way. The syntax is explained in the file itself.

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#3 2018-12-05 13:05:16

itservice614
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Registered: 2018-10-01
Posts: 36

Re: Error while doing backup of Windows 2012 Server

Thanks, but why i cannot backup please see the error below

Destination disk format: VMFS thin-provisioned
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  [Fileservervm] CLVMKFS1 error: Failed to clone object parameters
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Destination disk format: VMFS thin-provisioned
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  [Fileservervm] CLVMKFS1 error: Failed to clone object parameters
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Destination disk format: VMFS thin-provisioned
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2018-12-04T18:01:34|  [Fileservervm] CLVMKFS1 error: Failed to clone object parameters

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#4 2018-12-05 13:37:23

itservice614
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Registered: 2018-10-01
Posts: 36

Re: Error while doing backup of Windows 2012 Server

What I wanted to achieve, do backup while the File Server VM Running to make available for users to continue there operations, However I try to take hot backup and let you know if i face any issues

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#5 2018-12-06 09:10:06

itservice614
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Registered: 2018-10-01
Posts: 36

Re: Error while doing backup of Windows 2012 Server

Below is the error after doing backup operation


Done hot backup (id: 001) using vmkfstools (no compression)
The backup room has been limited to 7000 Gb.
Available room in device /vmfs/datastore1/BACKUP/20181200000000 before backup: 0 Gb.
Sparse size on disk of the selected virtual machines: 6748 Gb.
Needed room in device /vmfs/datastore1/BACKUP/20181200000000 for backup: 6722 Gb.
(Id)VM Name
(3) taskntsrv22.Task.local
The eldest folders were deleted to make room:
Error MKROOM01: cannot make 6734G of room, only 0G can be made available
Last error raised for the above VM:
ERROR CLDELSN3, details: [taskntsrv22.Task.local] error: cannot delete snapshot, details: Remove snapshot failed
Available space in device /vmfs/datastore1/BACKUP/20181200000000 after backup: 0 Gb.
Complete backup elapsed time: 0 min
Backup of ESXi configuration is not available in XSIBACKUP-FREE
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• [ Wed Dec 5 18:00:27 UTC 2018 ] ERROR (CHKAVRUM), details Error: cannot determine the available backup room, -1 returned

• [ Wed Dec 5 18:00:38 UTC 2018 ] ERROR (MKROOM01), details Error: cannot make 6734G of room, only 0G can be made available

• [ Wed Dec 5 18:00:42 UTC 2018 ] ERROR (CLDELSN1), details Error: cannot delete snapshot VM Id: 3, details: Remove snapshot failed

• [ Wed Dec 5 18:00:46 UTC 2018 ] ERROR (CLCRESN2), details [taskntsrv22.Task.local] error: cannot create snapshot, details: Create Snapshot:
• [ Wed Dec 5 18:00:48 UTC 2018 ] ERROR (CLVMKFS1), details [taskntsrv22.Task.local] error: vmkfstools error, details: Failed to clone object parameters

• [ Wed Dec 5 18:00:51 UTC 2018 ] ERROR (CLD ELSN3), details [taskntsrv22.Task.local] error: cannot delete snapshot, details: Remove snapshot failed

• Create snapshot failed

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#6 2018-12-10 09:50:42

itservice614
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Registered: 2018-10-01
Posts: 36

Re: Error while doing backup of Windows 2012 Server

I change the name of VM and tried to delete snapshots and i could not.

however, the backup seems to be runs fine and but i could not able to register with esxi server and shows



Power On VM
Key
haTask-10-vim.VirtualMachine.powerOn-1824904224

Description
Power On this virtual machine

Virtual machine
Fileserver2018-Backup
State
Failed - Unable to enumerate all disks.


Errors
Unable to enumerate all disks.
One of the disks in this virtual machine is already in use by a virtual machine or by a snapshot



I tried to restart ESXI Server, still no success, any Solution ?




Below error from XSIBACKUP LOG



2018-12-09T18:08:27|  Removing snapshots, please wait...
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2018-12-09T18:08:30|  Error CLDELSN1: cannot delete snapshot VM Id: 3, details: Remove snapshot failed
2018-12-09T18:08:30|  Syncronizing config files
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QUESTION : STILL ITS CHECKING SNAPSHOT, CANT WE DISABLED IT, OR IS IT COMPULSARY, I DONT WANT THAT TO INTEREFERE MY BACKUP.



2018-12-09T18:08:33|  [Fileserver2018] info: VMWare tools were not detected, the system will not be quiesced

DO I NEED TO INSTALL VMTOOLS FROM ACTION-> GUEST-> VMTOOLS?

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