The Issue I keep saying, there are no new ideas in technology, just re-hashes of old ones. That is also true for VMware and their data loss issues. The vSphere-based change block tracking (CBT) bug is back! I think I wrote 5 articles on this back in 2014/2015 with explanations and fixes! Veeam reported this … Continue reading vSphere data loss bug returns – CBT issues in vSphere ESXI 8.0 update 2
Following on from the recent (November 2015) ESXi 6.0 CBT bug, which has now been fixed in the latest released patch ESXi600-201511401-BG, some further information has come to light, provided by Anton Gostev, of Veeam. You can read the snippet of important information from the Veeam forum post following the issue (Official Veeam KB2075); All, … Continue reading Further ESXi 6.0 CBT bug info – Reset your CBT!!!
I wrote about the latest CBT issue (November edition) a couple of days ago, and as promised by VMware a patch has been released. Original issue – KB 2136854 Patch to resolve the issue – ESXi600-201511001 (2137545) Note: Before applying this patch on HP Proliant Gen 9 servers, see VMware ESXi 6.0 host fails to detect local disk after patching … Continue reading ESXi 6.0 CBT Issue KB 2136854 – Resolved #vDM30in30
So here we are again, rounding the year off with yet another change block tracking warning. I’ve written posts previously on the CBT bugs found in 5.5 and below and those found when vSphere 6.0 was released into the wild. So whats the issue this time? Basically it is the same as last time, the wrong … Continue reading Yet again, ESXi 6.0, CBT issues #vDM30in30
Post update 14th May 2015 VMware have released a hotfix KB2116126. Removed information regarding old CBT workaround for Veeam is incompatible _________________________________ So it’s come to my attention that the new and mighty ESXi 6.0 has a CBT fault as well. This time its effects are different than previous versions, but causes you backups to either … Continue reading ESXi 6.0 – More CBT woes