PCMA_IT
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vSphere Replication Error Another VM has the same UUID

Hi

I have stopped replication for a VM on vSphere 5.5 environment, when i try to configure the replication again, i get this error below:

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I have followed the following VMWare KB:

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=206503...

when I try to access VRMS 5.8.1.0 MOB URL: https://IP_address_of_primnary_VRM_server:8043/mob/?moid=GID ??? ... with my parameters i get nothing

Please Advise

regards.

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admin
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Are you including '&vmodl=1' at the end of the MOB URL?

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GildasDeclercq
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too bad it is still unresolved

I have the same issue.

even with '&vmodl=1' at the end of the MOB URL

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admin
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If you haven't already done so, try using the DR-site Replication MOB also. Usually, this error is caused by a stale entry in only one of the Replication databases. So if it's not showing in the Production site, try the other one.

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GildasDeclercq
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ok for me.

I found that the GID was to be found from  /opt/vmware/hms/logs/hms.log on the replication server.

look for "ERROR" in that file.

then use the URL to invoke the "destroy" method as per kb VMware KB: Enabling Replication for a virtual machine may fail due to stale replication group GIDs i...

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