OS: Centos6.2 (64bit) running on ESXi5 / Veeam 6.0
Scenario: I tried to backup a freshly created VM with Veeam Backup but get the message: Error: Failed to parse “.”
Looking at the .vmx file there appeared to be an incomplete value:
I removed this then, bingo! Please note that you”ll need to switch the machine off and edit the .vmx for the change to become permanent . I’d also recommend updating the template this was spawned from!