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SCSQL restore to alternate host fails to find VMDK in datastore backup

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Plug-In for SQL (SCSQL)
  • SnapCenter Plug-In for VMware vSphere (SCV)


  • When performing an SCSQL database restore or clone to an alternate SQL Server, an error is generated that the VMDK is not found in the datastore backup.
  • The error is generated in the VMControl.log on the SCV appliance

2020-01-01 01:23:45.678 ERROR --- [123456789-12345] c.n.a.s.p.CreateCloneManager             : [JobId:0] Failed to Mount/Attach Disk:- VMDK XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX not found in any datastore of backup


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