Re: [ADSM-L] TSM VE 6.4: How to kill a running backup

2013-05-28 01:44:58
Subject: Re: [ADSM-L] TSM VE 6.4: How to kill a running backup
From: Stefan Folkerts <stefan.folkerts AT GMAIL DOT COM>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 07:43:08 +0200
I use something like your "STAAAAHHHHPPP-procedure" and don't know of any
way to do it using the plug-in, I don't think it can be done.

Part of your hypothetical problem might be to aggresive vSphere DRS
settings that triggered these purely hypothetical vMotion jobs in vCenter,
I find the default DRS setting to be way to jumpy and tone that setting
back a bit.


On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 8:42 PM, Prather, Wanda <Wanda.Prather AT icfi DOT 

> If I do a "run now" backup task/schedule from the plug-in, and decide it's
> a bad thing (say hypothetically that I started a multiple-vm backup task
> and noticed that it caused massive VMotion activity - just saying
> hypothetically, not admitting anything, oh no, nothing to see here....) how
> do you cancel a backup task from the plug-in?
> If hypothetically I really REALLY wanted to stop the active backup task,
> one might suppose I could have hypothetically done it in a panic by
> screaming STAAAAHHHHPPP!! several times loudly and killing the session from
> the server end and shutting down dsmcad on the data mover vm, which is also
> my plug-in server.  But hypothetically there should be something I could do
> instead from the plug-in, right?
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