VMware incremental or differential backups fail with 0xe00095b3 - Unable to create the virtual disk when run to a B2D location connected without a drive letter

Problem

 

 

VMware incremental or differential backups fail with 0xe00095b3 - Unable to create the virtual disk when run to a B2D location connected without a drive letter, as in volume guid.

 

Error Message

0xe00095b3 - Unable to create the virtual disk

Error in remote agent debugging:
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[7964] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.232 [ndmp\loops] - LP_ENV::MsgError: error 0x200095b8 processing object SERVERNAME\SERVERNAME.vmdk
[8668] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.233 [ndmp\loops] - LP_UpdateVCBForPDI 
[8668] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.233 [fsys\shared] - memento::AddEntry passed a NULL blob 
[8668] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.234 [fsys\shared] - memento::AddEntry passed a NULL blob 
[8668] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.234 [fsys\vmvcb\pdi] - VM_VCBPROXY_FS::OpenObj() It is the backup of an Incr/Diff set 
[8668] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.235 [fsys\shared] - [memento::GetStrmHandleForWrite] - \\?\Volume{f9586843-e1ee-410a-ad6f-25757a4826c7}\BEData\IMG000017\pdi_strm.bin 
[8668] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.237 [fsys\vmvcb\pdi] - Could not find the parent disk for '\\?\Volume{f9586843-e1ee-410a-ad6f-25757a4826c7}\BEData\IMG000017\SERVERNAME.vmdk' in img folder '\\?\Volume{f9586843-e1ee-410a-ad6f-25757a4826c7}\BEData\IMG000016\' 
[8668] 2014-06-16T16:51:36.237 [ndmp\loops] - LP_ENV::MsgError: error 0xe00095b3 processing object SERVERNAME\SERVERNAME.vmdk
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Solution

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 2014 Rev 1786 Service Pack 1 (TECH216178).

 

 

 

Applies To

Backup Exec 2014
VMware

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