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VMWare VDR and hung backups

Posted on 2012-04-11
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Today I came in the office and found that my VDR software has 8 backups running and noone of them is completed( between 10% to 95% completed). Backups are started 12 hours ago and they had to completed till now.
There are active snapshot created for this 8 VMs and now I don't know how to proceed.
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Stop and Cancel a few Backup Jobs,
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I was not able to stop the backup job. It was grayed and nothing can be done. The job is shown as running.
But I found a solution on this link:

http://communities.vmware.com/message/1322696
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I had logged a call with support and that is what they said......... /etc/init.d/datarecovery stop
Even although that command 'failed' according to the output, it did stop the datarecovery process.
I then started it up again and noticed, through the vsphere client, that the snapshots were being deleted. This completed successfully and all is now well.
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in that case restart the appliance!
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solution from the vmware forum
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