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IT22660: Hyper-v backup vm with added vhdx can not be restored

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When there is a backup for a VM and a harddrive is added to the
    VM, after subsequent backups, the VM can no longer be restored.
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments Versions Affected:
    Users of Data Protection for Hyper-V version 8.1.2 on Windows
    2012, 2012 R2 are affected if they added or replaced disk
    between backups
    also users of Data Protection for Hyper-V version 8.1.2 if they
    migrated to Windows 2016 after they added or replaced a disk
    between backups using Windows 2012, 2012 R2
    

Local fix

  • Remove the filespace for the VM and do
    a full backup after adding the new disk
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V version 8.1.2 running  *
    * on Microsoft Windows 2012, 2012R2, or who have               *
    * migrated from either platform to Windows 2016                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * This issue is projected to be fixed in the Backup-Archive    *
    * Client version 8.1.4 on all Microsoft Windows x64 platforms  *
    * Note 1: The Backup-Archive Client is a part of the Data      *
    * Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V.  In Data Protection for    *
    * Microsoft Hyper-V environments, the Backup-Archive Client is *
    * also known as the data mover.                                *
    * Note 2: This is subject to change at the discretion of IBM.  *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Recovery of back up data after the new disk was added is not
    possible.  The file
    space on the IBM Spectrum Protect server must be renamed or
    deleted.
    Code is fixed to allow for additional disks to be added to a VM
    with existing back ups.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT22660

  • Reported component name

    TSM FOR VE DP V

  • Reported component ID

    5725TVEVM

  • Reported release

    81W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-10-03

  • Closed date

    2017-11-08

  • Last modified date

    2017-11-08

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • dsmc     dsm
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R81W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 81W

Reference #: IT22660

Modified date: 08 November 2017