Following a full virtual machine restore using the Backup Exec Agent for VMware, the CPU configuration is not preserved.
The example below shows a virtual machine configured with 4 CPUs (2 virtual sockets, 2 cores per socket). Following a restore back to the original location, this changes to 4 CPUs (4 virtual sockets, 1 core per socket).
A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Documents at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.
Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Service Pack 2 (TECH203155)