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CID Mismatch in VMware on Restore with Backup and Replication V9 installed on Server 2008R2


Upon restore using Veeam Backup and Replication V9X you receive a CID mismatch error when you are on vSphere 5.5 Update 3b


This is a known issue with restoring with the option to use VM tags is enabled in vSphere 5.5 Update 3b


Known workarounds:
  1. Upgrade Backup and Replication server to Windows 2012 or 2012R2
  2. Deselect 'Restore VM tags'
  3. Disable the following regkey
KB ID: 2187
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Published: 2016-11-09
Last Modified: 2020-08-13
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