Data Backup and Recovery

Snapcentre intermitant SQL backup fails


Since we installed and configured SnapCenter server (including host SQL Plugins) and the corresponding DataBroker we have intermittently had issues where we have had batches of hourly SQL backups that would fail.  Due to all other hourlies working and other workloads we have not raised this as it was not completely failing and assumed the first thing to try would be upgrading to the latest versions.  Over the past week we have had more time to take a look and planned in an upgrade of both SnapCenter to v4.3.2 (including all host Windows\SQL Plugins) and the DataBroker to the newly named SnapCenter Plug-in v4.3.1 for VMware vSphere so we should now be on the latest versions of both components. This work was completed on Sunday around 8pm but since this time we have seen the same issues since the upgrade.


Current versions:-


SnapCenter Server          SnapCenter Server 4.3.2 (Date Posted : 13-Aug-2020)





Plug-ins SnapCenter Plug-ins package for Windows

  Microsoft Windows

  Microsoft SQL Server



Data Broker

Plug-ins SnapCenter Plug-in 4.3.1 for VMware vSphere (Date Posted : 23-Jul-2020)

  VMware vSphere



we see error massages like the following 

activity 'registering invalid databases' failed with error: unable to find any healthy resources on NetApp storage


does anybody have a reason as to why the snapcentre backups are intermittent like this

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