I've been looking for someway of cancelling the backup too, but no luck.
The snapshot been removed takes more time than the backup.
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 2:43 AM, Stefan Folkerts
<stefan.folkerts AT gmail DOT com>wrote:
> 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 com
> > If I do a "run now" backup task/schedule from the plug-in, and decide
> > 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....)
> > 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
> > the server end and shutting down dsmcad on the data mover vm, which is
> > my plug-in server. But hypothetically there should be something I could
> > instead from the plug-in, right?
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