VM Backup KB Articles

How to reconfigure the BIOS of a restore VMware VM
The VM's boot settings are located in the VM's non-volatile random-access memory and this isn't a file that is backed up. Therefore if you re...
Bandwidth Throttling for Offsite Backups / Replication
If you're taking offsite backups over the WAN / VPN / Fiber connections or even running Replication and especially going over a slow connection, you mi...
ESXi and vCenter Supported VDDK Combination
When you have a VMware infrastructure that is running a vCenter, Altaro VM Backup will communicate directly with vCenter, which then in-turn communicates wi...
"Windows cannot open this program because the license enforcement system" on Windows Storage Server
PROBLEM The Altaro VM Backup console is not starting due to the following error: "C:\Program Files\Altaro\Altaro Backup\Altaro.ManagementConosle.e...
The volume ShadowCopy limit for the disk containing this virtual machine's VHDX files has been reached.
PROBLEM The backup fails with the following error: The volume ShadowCopy limit for the disk containing this virtual machine's VHDX files has been ...
Technical Explanation of CBTv2
When a backup is initiated, Altaro VM Backup will request a Shadow Copy to be created on the host volume where the VM resides. This leverages the Microsoft ...
ALTERR_INSTANTBOOT_HYPERV_050 (ISCSI initiator service is not running)
PROBLEM Upon attempting a Boot from Backup on a Hyper-V machine, you encounter the following error: CAUSE The Microsoft iSCSI Initiator ...
[VMware] Altaro VM Tools failing to deploy
PROBLEM Unable to complete the installation of Altaro VM Tools within a guest VM in a VMware environment: "An error occurred while initializing Alt...
Error: "This application requires .NET Framework 4.0" during installation
PROBLEM Unable to complete the install the latest version because of error: "This application requires .NET Framework 4.0 Full version. Please inst...
[VMware] Why are my Exchange / SQL Transaction logs not truncated?
Exchange / SQL transaction logs if not handled properly can be the cause of your disk suddenly filling up and thereby potentially causing issues. Check...

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