Noticed that when copying log /txt files from the guest back to the vCO server using the Guest Operations, the files lose there formatting. (ie carriage returns/line breaks) The log files are created on a Win2k8 server (guest) and being copied back to local dir on vCO (Win2k8 server). When the files are opened on the guest, they have the proper format. If they are copied via windows they have correct format. It is when pulling back through vCO and guest ops api the formatting is changed.
Anyone know how to resolve this issue?
This is a known bug that has been fixed in vCenter plug-in version 5.1.1-521 and newer. I'm unsure if this has made it into a released build yet.
Thank you Burke!
I wish I had posted a week earlier and not wasted the 30ish hours researching. lol.
Quick question, is the new vCenter plugin 5.1.1-521 available and backwards compatible?
I think the latest released vCO 5.1.x build includes VC plug-in 5.1.1-509. Not 100% sure; have to double check.
Burke, do you remember the bug number (to check when/where it was fixed)? I think build 5.1.1-521 was about a different issue.
Yes, bug id is: 1007880
OK, mystery solved...
The bug 1007880 has been fixed on Mar 27th. VC plug-in build 5.1.1-521 is dated May 16th, so it includes not only this particular bugfix, but also other fixes after the latest release. Several older builds before 521 also include the bugfix. Unfortunately, the latest released build VC plug-in 509 has been compiled before Mar 27th and does not include the fix.
Mike, there are several options for you to get a fixed VC plug-in:
If you choose option 2 or 3, could you open a support request so we can track it?
I think the best option for us will be to go with a custom patch. I will call in the requests this afternoon.
Thanks for your help, this was reeking havoc with our current process.