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VDR | Independent disk is not backed up

gs1uk asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi Experts,

I started using VDR yesterday. We have a VM called "Exchange2003" and I set a backup job for it. After sometime I was surprised that the backup was completed successfully. But when opened the reports I found it did not backup other disks which was the in the VM.

The other vDisks are on a Raid 5 LUN.

VM Details:
VM Ver : 7
vMemory : 4 GB
vCPU : 1
SCSI Controller : 1
SCSI 0:0 Disk : 30 GB (Normal)
SCSI 0:1 Disk : 250 GB (Independent - Persistent)

Error log from VDR:
3/31/2011 9:26:35 AM: Normal backup using Exchange2003
3/31/2011 9:26:54 AM: Copying Exchange2003
3/31/2011 9:27:10 AM: Independent disk "vm-33.[DS1A] Exchange2003/Exchange2003.vmdk" is not backed up
3/31/2011 9:27:10 AM: Independent disk "vm-33.[DS1B] Exchange2003/Exchange2003.vmdk" is not backed up
3/31/2011 9:27:13 AM: Performing incremental back up of disk "[OS] Exchange2003/Exchange2003-flat.vmdk" using "Network"
3/31/2011 9:38:31 AM: Task completed successfully
3/31/2011 9:38:31 AM: Completed: 5 files, 30.1 GB
3/31/2011 9:38:31 AM: Performance: 2714.5 MB/minute
3/31/2011 9:38:31 AM: Duration: 00:11:57 (00:00:38 idle/loading/preparing)

Many Thanks
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