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application quiesing

Posted on 2014-02-07
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One of the third party application is crashing when we do vm backup.
I noticed the event id 137 is in the windows event viewer, I belive this is something to do with
disk.enableUUID value to false what is application quiesing and file system quiesing?
Does it meant that I will not be able to protect installed application ?
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If you also Take a Snapshot, with the quiesing option ticked, does the application crash also, because this is the same function, applied during a backup.

do you get the same Event Id?

What is the application?

What is the Backup software?
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by:sara2000
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application crashed when I take vm snapshot  without "queising file system option "
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Well you need the VSS driver enabling or discuss the issue with application Vendor and backup vendor

May not be compatible with backup or virtualization.
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Is your VM under high I/O or is the app latency sensitive. When you take a snapshot of a VM is does cause a pause in the VM for a sec or two which is normal not a problem but for high latency sensitive apps or for MS Cluster this sec pause can cause errors.




Are other VM getting this message when you take a snapshot?
What are you using for storage?
Have you tried to vmotion and vstorage the VM to another host and datastore to see if the error still happens?
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by:sara2000
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It does happen in two separate vendor storage.
It does not happen when I set disk.Enableuuid=fales.
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It's possible you will see this error, when the VM is "Stun-ed" by VMware Tools.
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What is the name of the application? Also what is the version of guest OS it is running on?
What are you using for storage?
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