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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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Please see attached. Thanks
ghettoVCB1.sh
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by:lhrslsshahi
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Would appreciate if you can take a look. Thanks
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Sorry, I missed this email, I'll have a look at the config.
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by:lhrslsshahi
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Just wondering if you had time to take a look.

Thanks
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Sorry, Boomarked, and will look tomorrow.
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by:lhrslsshahi
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Had a chance to take a look Andy?
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LVL 118
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I promise, I'll inestigate this tomorrow.
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Without fail, booked in for tomorrow AM!
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by:lhrslsshahi
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Long weekend :-)
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LVL 118
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Not managed to re-produce your error yet.
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by:lhrslsshahi
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Any joy yet?
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LVL 118
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It's working fine for me.
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by:lhrslsshahi
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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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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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