VMX ALWAYS uses VSS for backups

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  • 12-Mar-2017
  • 12-Mar-2017

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"Do not use VSS" option affect


VM explorer actually ALWAYS uses VSS for backups.
The "Do not use VSS" option in VM Explorer does not disable the creation of the actual VSS shadow volume but it just disable the VSS writers.