#1 2020-06-22 00:31:40

montsejacob
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Registered: 2020-06-22
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Error RBAKSRV1: unable to determine the backup point location

Error RBAKSRV1: unable to determine the backup point location
./xsibackup: line 1: arithmetic syntax error

#This the command I use, basically I want to backup xNAS to \vmfs\volumes\pool\backup and XSI was installed on \backup

/backup/XSIBackup-Free # ./xsibackup --date-dir*yes --backup-prog*Vmkfstools --backup-point*\vmfs\volumes\pool\backup --backup-type*custom --backup-how*hot --backup-vms*"xNAS"
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#  (c) XSIBACKUP-FREE 11.2.9 | Backup for (c) VMWARE ESXi Hypervisor by 33hops.com
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NOTICE: (c) XSIBackup kills any user launched jobs, make sure you don't overlap manual jobs
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XSIBackup PID:          1399819                                                          dundan
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 23:56:35 +0000                                 IPv4: 10.10.11.47/255.255.255.0
VMware ESXi 5.5.0 build-9313066                              (c) Rsync 3.1.0 as opt. dependency
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Backup Id:              unknown                 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           X5650  @ 2.67GHz
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Alert: crontab is not installed for user root
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Backup user is: root
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The --backup-point string is a mandatory value
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You have to set the variable --backup-type to some of the values described in the help
E-mail Warnings
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The e-mail report will not be sent because of the following reasons:
The --mail-from string has not been set
The --smtp-srv string has not been set
The --smtp-port string has not been set
The --smtp-usr string has not been set, you need --smtp-usr if --smtp-auth is other than -none-
The --smtp-pwd string has not been set, you need --smtp-pwd if --smtp-auth is other than -none-
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Error JOBSKIP1: the backup job will be skipped because some mandatory values are missing
Getting list of all VMs...
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2      xNAS     [pool] xNAS/xNAS.vmx     otherGuest64   vmx-10
6      test     [pool] test/test.vmx     otherGuest     vmx-08
7      tesbbt   [pool] test/tesbbt.vmx   otherGuest     vmx-08
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VMs to backup:
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2      xNAS     [pool] xNAS/xNAS.vmx     otherGuest64   vmx-10
6      test     [pool] test/test.vmx     otherGuest     vmx-08
Error: skipping, not able to retrieve VM information
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7      tesbbt   [pool] test/tesbbt.vmx   otherGuest     vmx-08
Error: skipping, not able to retrieve VM information
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Calculating sizes...
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[xNAS] Starting backup (size is 4194304M on 4194304M file)
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XSIBackup will backup your VMs while they are running, so that users can continue to use the VM
while the backup is taking place. You can also run --backup-how=cold|warm
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Hot backup selected for VM: [xNAS], will not be switched off
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[xNAS] info: boot partition is MBR


If you could specify the error in following command that's grateful:
/backup/XSIBackup-Free # ./xsibackup --date-dir*yes --backup-prog*Vmkfstools --backup-point*\vmfs\volumes\pool\backup --backup-type*custom --backup-how*hot --backup-vms*"xNAS"

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#2 2020-06-22 12:27:11

admin
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Re: Error RBAKSRV1: unable to determine the backup point location

Why are you using asterisks instead of equal signs to separate arguments from their values?

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