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How to verify whether the ESX/vSphere host is licensed for vStorage APIs
How to verify whether the ESX/vSphere host is licensed for vStorage APIs
Updated over a week ago

This article applies to:

  • OS: NA

  • Product edition: Phoenix

Overview

Phoenix backup proxy agent for VMware virtual infrastructure integrates with ESX and vSPhere vStorage API (VADP) to perform backup and restore. If the ESX/vSphere host is not licensed for the vStorage APIs, the backup and restore operations fail.

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Error

Error Code: VMWARE_VMOMI65535 
Error Message: VMware VMOMI: Internal Error [Current license or ESXi version prohibits execution of the requested operation.] 

Verify whether the ESX/vSphere host is licensed

Check the following to verify whether the ESX/vSphere host is licensed:

  • On ESX(i)/vSphere 4.x or 5.x, navigate to Configuration > Licensed Features and verify whether vStorage APIs are listed.

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  • On ESX(i)/vSphere 7.x, navigate to Configure > System > Licensing > Licensed Features and verify whether Storage APIs are listed.

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If the ESX(i)/vSphere host is not licensed for the above options, contact VMware to obtain the vStorage APIs (or VADP) license.

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