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SCSQL verification job fails to discover initiators on Windows 2019

Applies to

  • SnapCenter Server 4.2
  • vSphere 6.x
  • SQL Server 201x
  • Windows 2019 Server (SQL instance)


After successful backup of SQL Resource Groups, the verification sub-job fails with the following error message.

Error message:

SmCore log files:
[...] Verifying backup for job
[...] Request Data: <SmGetHostInfoRequest>

[...] Response: <SmGetHostInfoResponse>
[...] Failed to get Host Information Failed to discover initiators [ ]
[...] Exception in method: Execute.
System.Exception: Failed to discover initiators [ ]


Backup and verification operations are successful for SQL instances installed on Windows 2016 server,
For the SQL Instances installed on Windows 2019 server , Backup operation is successful, but verification sub-job fails.



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