#1 2019-09-27 16:09:58

remb0
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Registered: 2019-09-13
Posts: 2

Error NOVM2BAK: no VMs to backup

I'm a setp closer and busy with jobs.
i'm using: XSIBACKUP-FREE 11.2.8 and the latest version of esxi.
what does I don't do right?

ackup Id:                  001                        Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7567U CPU @ 3.50GHz 
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2019-09-27T15:35:03|  Backup description: XSITools backup of production VMs
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2019-09-27T15:35:03|  Message: crontab is installed for user root
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2019-09-27T15:35:03|  Backup user is: root
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2019-09-27T15:35:04|  --backup-point found at /vmfs/volumes/ESXBackups (filesystem: NFS41)
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2019-09-27T15:35:04|  Getting list of all VMs...
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2019-09-27T15:35:04|  10     HassUbuntu       [SSD] HassUbuntu/HassUbuntu.vmx           ubuntu64Guest   vmx-14              
2019-09-27T15:35:04|  12     DSM              [SSD] DSM/DSM.vmx                         ubuntu64Guest   vmx-14              
2019-09-27T15:35:05|  9      DomoticzUbuntu   [SSD] DomoticzUbuntu/DomoticzUbuntu.vmx   ubuntu64Guest   vmx-14              
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2019-09-27T15:35:05|  Error NOVM2BAK: no VMs to backup
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de job file contains:

"/vmfs/volumes/datastore1/xsi-dir/xsibackup" \
--backup-point="/vmfs/volumes/ESXBackups" \
--backup-type=Custom \
--backup-vms=”DomoticzUbuntu,HassUbuntu” \
--backup-how=Hot \
--remote-xsipath=/vmfs/volumes/datastore1/xsi-dir \
--use-smtp=1 \
--mail-to=remcovangeel@gmail.com \
--backup-id=001 \
--description="XSITools backup of production VMs" \
--exec=yes >> "/vmfs/volumes/datastore1/xsi-dir/var/logs/xsibackup.log" 2>&1

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#2 2019-09-28 14:26:57

admin
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Posts: 1,390

Re: Error NOVM2BAK: no VMs to backup

Be careful when you cut&paste text from other sources than a plain editor as Notepad++ or the Windows notepad. We can see different double quote characters at first glance. What you believe to be a comma is probably not either.

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