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Ghetto script no email alerts from Esxi 4.0.0 host

Posted on 2014-01-14
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Hello,

I am not receiving email alerts from  2 x Esxi 4.0.0 hosts I have copied the ghetto script from a working Esxi 4,1,0 host .


 

2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: ============================== ghettoVCB LOG START ==============================

2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - VERSION = 2011_11_19_1
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - GHETTOVCB_PID = 57026020
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - VM_BACKUP_VOLUME = /vmfs/volumes/backup
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - VM_BACKUP_ROTATION_COUNT = 1
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - VM_BACKUP_DIR_NAMING_CONVENTION = 2014-01-14_16-34-35
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - DISK_BACKUP_FORMAT = thin
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - POWER_VM_DOWN_BEFORE_BACKUP = 0
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - ENABLE_HARD_POWER_OFF = 0
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - ITER_TO_WAIT_SHUTDOWN = 3
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - POWER_DOWN_TIMEOUT = 5
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - SNAPSHOT_TIMEOUT = 15
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - LOG_LEVEL = dryrun
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - BACKUP_LOG_OUTPUT = /tmp/ghettoVCB-2014-01-14_16-34-35.log
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - VM_SNAPSHOT_MEMORY = 1
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - VM_SNAPSHOT_QUIESCE = 1
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - VMDK_FILES_TO_BACKUP = all
2014-01-14 16:34:36 -- info: CONFIG - EMAIL_LOG = 0
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Can you upload your configuration of GhettoVCP?
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by:lhrslsshahi
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Please see attached. Thanks
ghettoVCB1.sh
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39807578
Would appreciate if you can take a look. Thanks
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ID: 39807593
Sorry, I missed this email, I'll have a look at the config.
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39822265
Just wondering if you had time to take a look.

Thanks
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LVL 120
ID: 39822322
Sorry, Boomarked, and will look tomorrow.
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39836606
Had a chance to take a look Andy?
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LVL 120
ID: 39837272
I promise, I'll inestigate this tomorrow.
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LVL 120
ID: 39840454
Without fail, booked in for tomorrow AM!
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39848743
Long weekend :-)
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LVL 120
ID: 39849441
Not managed to re-produce your error yet.
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39860148
Any joy yet?
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LVL 120
ID: 39860177
It's working fine for me.
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39864551
Local host issue?
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It's possible firewall?
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39864613
It doesnt seem to be firewall as there is no log output so it doesn't even try to contact Mail server.  Maybe an older version of ghetto script is needed that works on 4.0?
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by:lhrslsshahi
ID: 39866124
Andy,

When trying to reproduce the problem have you been doing this on a esxi 4.0.0 host?
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LVL 120
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yes.
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lhrslsshahi earned 0 total points
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I have upgraded to 5.1 this is now working
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No other solutions were provided.
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