2 Replies Latest reply on Sep 1, 2014 5:29 PM by scowse

    ERROR: failed to locate and extract VM_ID

    Purit Lurker

      Hello i got a Problem with my ghettvcb backup script. It always shows the error ERROR: failed to locate and extract VM_ID for vmdkname.vmdk!

       

      I use the right vmdk name with case sensitiv. I start the Script with following command : 

      ./ghettoVCB.sh -g ghettoVCB.conf -f vm_to_backup -d dryrun

       

      im allready in the folder of ghettovcb for the command below... I dont know what im doing wrong.

       

      heres the ghetto.conf

       

      VM_BACKUP_VOLUME="/vmfs/volumes/Backup NFS/backup_restore"

      DISK_BACKUP_FORMAT=thin

      VM_BACKUP_ROTATION_COUNT=1

      POWER_VM_DOWN_BEFORE_BACKUP=0

      ENABLE_HARD_POWER_OFF=0

      ITER_TO_WAIT_SHUTDOWN=3

      POWER_DOWN_TIMEOUT=5

      ENABLE_COMPRESSION=0

      VM_SNAPSHOT_MEMORY=0

      VM_SNAPSHOT_QUIESCE=0

      VMDK_FILES_TO_BACKUP="all"

      ENABLE_NON_PERSISTENT_NFS=0

      UNMOUNT_NFS=0

      NFS_SERVER=NFS_serverip

      NFS_VERSION=nfs

      NFS_MOUNT="/vmfs/volumes/Backup NFS/"

      NFS_LOCAL_NAME=nfs

      NFS_VM_BACKUP_DIR=Servername_dir

      SNAPSHOT_TIMEOUT=15