ShadowProtect Backup Very Slow
Posted on 2012-03-17
I'm trying to backup an iSCSI volume (about 1.5TB) attached to a Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual machine (on Hyper-V), but every time I kick off the seed the backup starts running at about 800KBps and says it's going to take 21 days to complete.
If, however, I just copy a 46GB file from the iSCSI volume and just paste it to the share on the BDR (also Server 2k8 R2), it runs at 80+MBps solid. In other words, I can't seem to replicate the problem outside of ShadowProtect. I have already tried some suggestions about disabling TCP Checksum Offload on both the VM NIC and host NIC, but it hasn't made a difference. And help is greatly appreciated -