Problem HotADD

Error Messages during backup

Configuration file has unexpected changes and during backup proxy virtual machine terminates

Symptoms

VMware has released a new KB to fix a backup problem on an ESXi 6.5. During backup, the proxy backup takes the invalid state. The following symptoms appear. Continue reading

KB2806

Self-signed certificates issue

Veeam reported a bug with the self-signed certificates. Generated during installation, it is used by the backup infrastructure to secure the communication. Note that the certificate is valid for one year. Following the installation of Update 3, abnormal behavior occurs when opening the Veeam Backup console. Eleven months after the installation of update 3, an error message appears when the console is opened. You receive Failed to check certificate expiration date error message. If this message is ignored, the Veeam features are interrupted and Agent management and granular restores fail.

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Problem with Update 3a

Problem with Update 3a

Thanks to Anton GOSTEV for the information on the Veeam update 3a problem. Veeam is currently investigating a regression of Hot Add performance on VMs with a very large number of disks. Hot add times went to 20-30 min as opposed to normal 1-2 min. The temporary fix consists in putting the proxy in network mode. You will soon find in this article the definitive solution

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