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Tivoli Vmware change UUID of a node

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Dear All,

I had an error in backup for a  node in Vmware and the error was that it had different UUID ..Is anyone that can help me to update the UUID from CLI??

Best Regards,
Minas.
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Check carefully if you do not have 2 machines with identical names backing up to TSM, it happens if you copy client opt file without looking at it.

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in vmware tivoli report i have the message with different uuid. When i login in Tivoli Manager console and try to run backup it answers the node is not registered ...I am really confused.


Regards,
Minas.
Top Expert 2015

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Loong ago it happened with TSM4 that it happily mixed backups of 2 nodes with same nodename. UUID effectively protects against this kind of damage.
Stop backups for one cycle and check what backs up with this node name and other UUID.

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In order to register a node do i need to run a backup in order to change UUID or i need any other command.Itrid to find some answers but for tivoli there is a lot of confused information what way to take in order to resolve your issue....

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