Extend GPT iSCSI volume in Rocky 8

In this example I will be extending an XFS based iSCSI volume called Veeam_Repo_01 from 40TB to 55TB Firstly in the back end storage increase the volume On Rocky – Recan the initiator. Output: sdc 8:32 0 55T 0 disk└─Veeam_Repo_01 253:3 0 40T 0 mpath└─Veeam_Repo_01p1 253:4 0 36.4T 0 part /BACKUPsdd 8:48 0 55T 0 Read More…

CBT in a VMware and Veeam Environment

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 Read More…

VM Still Working Despite Being Powered Off

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 Read More…