Backups failed for the VM with the following error:
“Cannot use CBT: Soap fault. A specified parameter was not correct. . deviceKeyDetail: ‘deviceKey’, endpoint:”
Use the following steps to rectify the problem:
1- Power off the VM 2- Right click the VM, click "Edit settings", find the 'Option' tab and click 'Configuration Parameters' 3- Set the 'ctkEnabled' value to false 4- Set the 'scsi0:x.ctkEnabled' value to false for each disk of the VM in question 5- Open the source folder and remove any '-CTK.VMDK' files. 6- Power on the VM 7- Power off the VM again. This step is needed to update the CTK table. 8- Power on the VM 9- Rerun Backup or Replication job to re-enable CBT
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