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Snapcenter for SQL/Exchange backups slow

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter 4.x, 4.2.x, 4.3.x
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows [SCW]
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL  [SCSQL]
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange [SCE]
  • Snapdrive


  • SnapCenter backup is slow and may take hours to complete. Issue is with disk discovery where SnapCenter spends majority of time discovering disks
  • Error reported in the SCW_JobID.log " Failed to get vmfs datastore name for disk '#########", even when the disk connected is a in-guest ISCSI /FCP disk


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