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Passthrough is configured on One ESX Host, unable to take image backup

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Dear team,

One one of the ESX host, Passthrough is configured  (LSI Logic /Symbolic Logic  LSI 1068E) and the same is mapped to one of the VM, we are not able to take image backup of that VM getting the following error.

The Operation is not supported on the object.

Need VMware Expert assisstance on the same.

Regards

Mr VMware

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MKguy
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Snapshots, like many other features are simply not supported when running VMdirectpath passthrough. It should work if you shutdown the Guest though.

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.vsphere.networking.doc_50/GUID-BF2770C3-39ED-4BC5...

http://www.petri.co.il/vmware-esxi4-vmdirectpath.htm

The following features are unavailable for virtual machines configured with DirectPath:

[...]

Snapshots

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MKguy
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Snapshots, like many other features are simply not supported when running VMdirectpath passthrough. It should work if you shutdown the Guest though.

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.vsphere.networking.doc_50/GUID-BF2770C3-39ED-4BC5...

http://www.petri.co.il/vmware-esxi4-vmdirectpath.htm

The following features are unavailable for virtual machines configured with DirectPath:

[...]

Snapshots

-- http://alpacapowered.wordpress.com

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