• Good afternoon!in ghettoVCBg2

    Good afternoon!   Help is needed!   Create a new user for bakap "https://www.stseprounof.org/install-esxi-part8/"   But this does not pass the user bakap an error!   Using username "ghetto". A...
    Stahirov
    created by Stahirov
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  • How to handle "target datastore is full" errors?in ghettoVCBg2

    Hi all, we managed to run ghettoVCBg2 on vSphere 6.0 and vMA 6.0. Unfortunately our backup datastore reached it's maximum capacity resulting in failing backups (e.g. the large VMDK files are missing). There are no err...
    nwamh
    created by nwamh
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  • Can't get vim_service - the session object is uninitializedin ghettoVCBg2

    Migrating from a much older VMware cluster to an ESX5.1, and I have a VMA host in the new cluster vMA 5.1.0 BUILD-1062361.  Hypervisor hosts in the new cluster have been added to vMA and it appears to work.  ...
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  • Can't get vim_service - at /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0/VMware/VICommon.pm line 1660in ghettoVCBg2

    Hi,   I think I have vMA running fine and ghettoVCBg2 properly installed but when I try to do any backup, I get:   vma:~/ghettoVCBg2> ./ghettoVCBg2.pl --vmlist vmlist Can't get vim_service - the sessi...
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  • Am I able to create a RHEL VM to run ghettoVCBg2 ?in ghettoVCBg2

    Due to some policy, we are not able to deploy vMA into our vSphere environment. We can only install RHEL v6.1 or v6.2 at the moment. How can I make ghettoVCBg2 works on a new RHEL VM? If yes, what packages need to be...
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  • Script for 5.1in ghettoVCBg2

    Hi everyone. I tried to find the modified script that works for version 5.1 but I wasn't able to find it Can anyone be so kind to post a link or to explain how to modify the script to make it suitable to work with e...
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  • ghettoVCBg2 fails after upgrade to vMA 5.1.0.1in ghettoVCBg2

    The installed version of vMA was 5.1.0.0 Build 782391. I have initiated an upgrade using the vMA web interface. The new version is now  5.1.0.1 Build 1062361. Since this upgrade ghettoVCBg2 fails witht the follow...
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  • ghettoVCBg2 or ghettoVCB?in ghettoVCBg2

    I haven't seen much activity regarding ghettoVCBg2 vs ghettoVCB.   Is ghettoVCBg2 viable?  We have a VMware Essentials license and are looking for an inexpensive way to backup our VMs.  (Currently sti...
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  • Not all vmdk's backed upin ghettoVCBg2

    I have a vm "sol10" with 5 vmdk's  of which 2 are "normal" and the others are independent. The behaviour should be that with the option VM_VMDK_FILES=all, the normal vmdk's are backed up and the others ignored.W...
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  • abort backupin ghettoVCBg2

    Is there a way to abort a backup in progress? I can hit Ctrl-C to kill ghettoVCBg2 but the backup itself continues to run on the ESXi host.
    Mezlo
    created by Mezlo
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  • shutdownVM hard powers down vms with old toolsin ghettoVCBg2

    The shutdownVM sub only gracefully shuts down VMs if toolsStatus is toolsOk, otherwise it issues a hard power off.   This is less than ideal - out of date tools still respond to power commands pretty reliably.&#...
    minerat
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  • ghettoVCBg2 won't back up VMDKs since upgrading to ESXi 5.1in ghettoVCBg2

    Last week I upgraded my ESXi hosts from 5.0u1 to 5.1. Prior to the upgrade all VMs were backing up without issue. Since then, on about 25% of my VMs ghettoVCBg2 won't back up any of the .vmdk files. It creates a snaps...
    Mezlo
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  • ghettoVCB 2011_11_19_1 getting rsync symlinks wrong if pwd set (ESX 4.1U3)in ghettoVCBg2

    If run from a shell on ESX 4.1U3 it causes the rsync symlinks to be wrong.   It's basically this line: ln -sf "${SYMLINK_DST1}" "${SYMLINK_SRC}"   This will get it wrong, and derefence the existing symlink...
    ahoogerhuis
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  • ghettoVCBg2 will not run from crontab on vMA 5.1in ghettoVCBg2

    Greetings,   Recently upgraded our 4.1 environment to 5.1 all around, ESXi, Vcenter, and vMA.  Copied all ghettoVCBg2.pl and all my backup scripts over and fixed the version check and other issues in order ...
    joeboren
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  • vm backup does not backup all VM's (no errors)in ghettoVCBg2

    hi all i'm having an issue where ghettoVCBg2, it's not backing up all the VM's listed in --vmlist   0 1 * * 1 /root/ghetto/ghettoVCBg2.pl --config_dir /root/ghetto/ --output /var/log/ghetto.log --config /roo...
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  • Error after ESXi 5 update 1 upgrade on free versionin ghettoVCBg2

    Has any one else gotten ghettoVCBg2 to run properly after upgrade to ESXi 5u1 via vMA 5 when it is the free version?   I have a couple of free machine and they are the only ones having issues. My licensed produc...
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  • crash bugin ghettoVCBg2

    steps to reproduce: - Start a backup - vmotion the guest being backed up to another host - if the vmotion finishes before the backup, the ghettovcb process will crash.    I'd expect it to maybe leave th...
    chrwei
    created by chrwei
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  • Backing up VM's on a remote hostin ghettoVCBg2

    We have a number of standalone ESXi 4.1 servers in remote locations managed by 1 vCenter server and want to use the ghettoVCBg2 script to back them up. We don't want to deploy a vMA on each ESXi server, rather we want...
    woak
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  • vi-fastpass no longer worksin ghettoVCBg2

    For some reason, fastpass login from vMS seems to be  failing.  After issuing  "vifptarget -s <hostID>" and getting the expected command prompt, log in still fails.  I can, for instance, issu...
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  • vSA Cluster on Nested ESXi Hostin ghettoVCBg2

    i am configuring vSA Cluster on Nested ESXi Hosts and it is always failed with network error. is there any solution of this issue?
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  • Backing up on NFS problem with lock file.in ghettoVCBg2

    Hello, I'm running ghettoVCBg2 from vMA nightly to successful completion for some virtual machines.  Only Vcenter Server Appliance guest fails. In the log the job shows as completed. I'm running ESXi 5...
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  • get a list of all VM's  ?in ghettoVCBg2

    hi all   i'm looking for a way to get a list of all VM's when using ghettoVCBg2. i need to dump a list of all VM's to the --vmlist file so ghettoVCBg2 can backup all VM's any suggestions would be greatly appre...
    ippup
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  • backup all VM's ?in ghettoVCBg2

    hi all   might be a stupid question but how do I backup all VM's without needing to include edit a file every time a new VM is added to the ESX host ?
    ippup
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  • Modification on vSwitch0 on Nested ESXi5 Hostin ghettoVCBg2

    As soon as i am trying to modify the vSwitch0 on Nested ESXi5 Host like adding a new adapter the host connection with vCenter Server is failed with not reachable status. Any Solution?
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  • Can't get vim_service - the session object is uninitialized or not logged in…in ghettoVCBg2

    Like several other users on the original ghetto backup site http://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-9843;jsessionid=5669AAFCA462447AD165373B473A452C  I'm getting an error:   Can't get vim_service - the sessi...
    cw2
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  • backup/export to OVF ?in ghettoVCBg2

    Hi all   Is there any way to export the VM to OVF format with ghettoVCBg2 ? maybe someone can include the ovftool options in the script so at the last stage the vmx gets converted to OVF ?
    ippup
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  • First time script execution failsin ghettoVCBg2

    I just finished installing ghettoVCBg2 with the following: ESXi 4.1.0, Build 348481 NFS backup datastore on windows Server 2003 (SP2) host The script only backs up the host ESXi server upon which the vMA runs. ...
    earl_e
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  • ghettovcbg2 problem with VICommon.pm line 1218in ghettoVCBg2

    Hello,   I'm using ghettoVCBg2.pl several month and previously I had have few errors after backup one of VM's in the vm-list now I have still error after backup VM's   "Can't call method "rootFolder" on an...
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  • Can't call method "rootFolder" on an undefined value at  /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/VMware/VICommon.pm line 1218in ghettoVCBg2

    this has been working forever now I get this after one vm backs up. I do not see any fixes for it anywhere does anyone have an insight into this?
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  • New VMware KB article to address deleting large files on NFSin ghettoVCBg2

    I was just made aware of a new KB  article released by VMware regarding deleting large files on NFS server  and starting with ESX(i) 4.1u2, there is a new parameter that has been  introduced to allow fo...
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