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Newly created files still exist in VM after SCV restored particular virtual disk

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Applies to

SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV) 4.0.x and 4.1.x


After SCV restored a particular virtual disk, newly created files that are not included in the backup still exist in the VM. 


  1. Create VMware snapshot for a VM.
  2. Create SCV backup for the VM.
  3. Create a new file in the VM.
  4. Perform particular virtual disk restore with the backup taken at step 2.
  5. The file created at step 3 still exists after the restore.


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