File System Specific Implementation of LookupAndOpen[file] Failed

August 15, 2019 Jordansphere Veeam

Issue: A Veeam Proxy VM halted during a back up run and powering back on was unsuccessful   Troubleshooting When trying to restart I was presented with the following error and the VM failed to start File system specific implementation of LookupAndOpen[file] failed   Solution Upon further investigation the Veeam Proxy had a Hot-Added disk still attached. I […]


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This Tenant Does Not Allow Managing Any of Their Backup Servers Remotely

June 7, 2018 Jordansphere Veeam

Issue Veeam 9.5, Update 3. Veeam Cloud Connect A handy feature from Veaem 9.5 U2 allows Service Providers the option to connect to the tenants console in order to troubleshoot. When trying to open up a remote console from SP to tenant the following error appeared This tenant does not allow managing any of their backup servers […]


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No NSX Managers Available. Verify Current User has Role Assigned on NSX Manager

July 13, 2017 Jordansphere NSX

After upgrading from vShield Manager 5.5.4.x to NSX Manager 6.2.4 I logged in via  my own own username ([email protected]). Upon clicking on the Network & Security I was presented with the following error:   To fix the issue log into vcenter using a user with relevant permissions (in this case [email protected]) 1) Click Network & Security […]


CBT in a VMware and Veeam Environment

June 30, 2017 Jordansphere Veeam

If a situation occurs such as where you have to delete the CBT (ctk-vmdk) files from a VM and you get the following warning from Veeam on the next backup run:   CBT data is invalid, failing over to legacy incremental backup. No action is required, next job run should start using CBT again. If CBT […]


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Could Not Open/Create Change Tracking File 

March 6, 2017 Jordansphere Veeam

During a Veeam backup I was alerted that one of our virtual machines had shutdown. The components concerned were: ESXi 5.5 U2, vCenter 5.5 U2, Veeam 8.0,  It appeared during the backup routine a snapshot/consildation failed. When trying to power back up I had the following error: ​An error was received from the ESX host […]


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VM Still Working Despite Being Powered Off

February 13, 2015 Jordansphere ESXi

Host:     ESXi 5.0 OS:    FreeBSD I had been having trouble with a VM which suddenly stopped (Veeam) backing up due to an "NFC" error: "Processing {vm_name} Error: NFC server [{esxihost.domain.local] is busy.  Failed to retrieve next FILE_PUT message. File path: [[LUN3] {vm_name}/{vm_name}.vmx]. File pointer: [0]. File size: [3567]." Veeam requested I connect to the host directly and […]


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Consolidate virtual machine disk files failed. Files Locked

October 15, 2014 Jordansphere ESXi

Nagios sent us an alert suggesting a virtual machine had a very high load. The OS itself looked fine and nothing appeared wrong with the server itself. Upon firing up vCenter I noticed that the virtual machine in question  needed consolidating. Looking at Veeam backups from last night it seemed the job had failed. When right clicking and consolidating […]


Veeam Backup Error: VDDK command cannot be completed in reasonable time

June 5, 2013 Jordansphere Veeam

Issue We have a Veeam Repository Server  ( located in Datacentre 1. We have a 1Gb link to Datacentre 2 which houses a Veeam Proxy server. The Veeam Repository Server calls all the jobs both locally in DC1 and in DC2 remotely. All backup data is stored locally – via pRDMs – to their DC (so […]


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Extremely Slow Snapshot Deletion

April 24, 2013 Jordansphere Veeam

Scenario: We have a VM running on an ESXi5.1 host that was taking over an hour to backup via Veeam.  All the others were taking considerably less.   During the next run of the scheduled Veeam backup it seemed that the slow-down occurred when removing the snapshot Veeam creates. Having a browse of the datastore and […]


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Veeam error after upgrade to ESX 5.1

November 9, 2012 Jordansphere Veeam

Components: ESXi 5.1 , Veeam 6.5 Scenario: I upgraded all of my hosts from Esxi 5.0 to 5.1. Veeam 6.5 had been installed (upgraded from 6.1) last week and had been backing up successfully. When the job ran again as normal after ESXi 5.1 had been installed I got an error on all my VMs […]


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