I have a simple question that had me scratching my head the whole day and I need some help with.
Say you want to restore a file from a vm that was residing on a volume protected by nimbles synched snapshots.
When cloning the snapshot and mounting it I, in the vm folder, I see 2 extra vmdks for each of the original ones. Say the VM had a vmdk named test.vmdk, then the mounted snapshot clone has test.vmdk, test-
000001.vmdk and test-
000002.vmdk. The same thing happens if you manually snapshot the vm using vcenter and checking quiesce guest file system.
So my question is: If I don't want to import the vm into inventory and just want to add the vmdk to another vm, which vmdk should I choose? Which is the vmdk that has the quiesced and commited writes?