VMware Error. Free vSphere Hypervisor is Not Supported (code 1917)
A virtual machine backup plan terminates with the following error: VMware Error. Free vSphere Hypervisor is Not Supported
Backup for Windows does not support free vSphere Hypervisor.
The free vSphere Hypervisor has some limitations:
- vCenter is not supported
- Maximum 8 virtual processors per VM
- No official VMware support provided for free vSphere Hypervisor
- vStorage API is not supported
Upgrade your VMware license.
To learn more, refer to the Downloading and licensing vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 6.x & 7.x) (2107518) article at kb.vmware.com