Knowledge Base

The VMware Knowledge Base provides support solutions, error messages and troubleshooting guides
 
Search the VMware Knowledge Base (KB)   View by Article ID
 

Backing up disks of size 2 TB or larger fail silently and report success when using HotAdd transport (2068424)

Symptoms

  • When using the HotAdd transport mode, you are unable to back up disks that are 2 TB or larger in size
  • Backing up disks larger than 2TB in HotAdd transport mode¬†fail silently, but report a successful backup on Windows virtual machines

Cause

This issue occurs if disk.enableUUID set to true in the Windows virtual machine, which results in the VDDK abruptly stopping the backup and wrongly returning a success status.

Resolution

This is a known issue affecting Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) 5.5.
 
This issue is resolved in VDDK 5.5.1, available at VMware Downloads. For more information, see the VDDK 5.5.1 Release Notes.

Additional Information

To be alerted when this article is updated, click Subscribe to Document in the Actions box.

Update History

11/03/2014 - Updated the Resolution section

Request a Product Feature

To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page.

Feedback

  • 3 Ratings

Did this article help you?
This article resolved my issue.
This article did not resolve my issue.
This article helped but additional information was required to resolve my issue.
What can we do to improve this information? (4000 or fewer characters)
  • 3 Ratings
Actions
KB: