The case of failed Exchange & SQL backups when using VMware vSphere 6 and Veeam Backup & Replication 8

By: Netanel Ben-Shushan & Yaniv Totiashvili

 In my case, I tried to take Exchange Server 2013 backups using Veeam Backup & Replication v8, or Veeam B&R 8 for short.

The Exchange Server 2013 is a virtual machine (VM) that’s running on top of VMware vSphere 6 environment.

When I tried to take backup of Exchange Server using Veeam B&R 8 I notice that the backup takes long time and at the end I get the following error at the Veeam-level:

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How to Removing unwanted plug-ins from vCenter Server

Start your web browser, go to https://vcenter server name or IP/mob
Click Content.
Click ExtensionManager.
Select and copy the name of the plug-in you want to remove from the list of values under Properties. For a list of default plug-ins, see the Additional Information section of this article.
Click UnregisterExtension. A new window appears.
Paste the name of the plug-in and click Invoke Method. This removes the plug-in.
Close the window.
Refresh the Managed Object Type:ManagedObjectReference:ExtensionManager window to verify that the plug-in is removed successfully.

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