I am using an ESXi 6.7.0 Build 15160138 host for testing purposes, mainly for backup and restore testing. Hit a snag with the restore of a VCSA 126.96.36.199200 Build 15679281 VM.
Using a scheduled backup file from VCSA, I successfully complete stage one of the restore from the VCSA ISO, but when I start phase two of the restore and confirm the backup details, I get the following errors (see attached) and cannot proceed any further:
Error - Metadata and system validation failed
Error - Resize memory from 9990 MB to 16038 MB
I have copied the logs (zip attached) and in the errors.log file are the following:
No file found matching /etc/vmware/install-defaults/cm.url
No file found matching /etc/vmware-vpx/vcdb.properties
No file found matching /etc/vmware-vpx/vc-extn-cisreg.prop
I have tried restoring other backup for the VCSA (I keep 30 backups) and they all come back with the same error. I am beginning to think that I may have some inherent corruption in the VCSA VM. I have quickly created another test VCSA VM, done a backup and restored successfully.
Cannot find anything online that highlights this error.
Any help gratefully received?