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What is the best method to reset CBT in VMware?

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I am running Veeam and they list resetting CBT as part of the upgrade process. I have some VM's that I can not power off in order to reset CBT, is there another way to reset CBT that is safe and will allow the vm to continue to run?
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VMWare provides a script, CBT-Reset.ps1 here is the link to the KB

KB2139574
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do you have experience with it? Is it safe to run in a production environment?
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to be honest, no, can you storage vmotion it?  That should do the same thing.  We use Veeam for backup and I think we have done it from inside veeam in the past.

The logic seems to be solid enough and shouldnt cause a problem.
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My understanding is that storage vmotion no longer resets CBT
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did it work for you?
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