Backup

Bug in Changed Block Tracking (CBT) may affect your backups – take care of VMware KB 2090639

End of October 2014 VMware published a KB that describes a major bug affecting Changed Block Tracking (CBT): QueryChangedDiskAreas API returns incorrect sectors after extending virtual machine vmdk file with Changed Block Tracking (CBT) enabled This bug affects virtual machines…
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Using TSM 6.4 or 7.1 to backup VMs? Take a look at IBM KB “TSM data mover backups of VMware guests might be unrecoverable”

If you use TSM 6.4 or 7.1 for your VMware guest backup, you should take care of IBM KB Ref# 1684022 “TSM data mover backups of VMware guests might be unrecoverable“. Under certain conditions the backup of the VMware guests will…
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