During a backup, does VM:Backup place any locks on a disk?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:  

During a backup of CMS data, non-CMS data and SFS data, does VM:Backup place any locks on a disk?

Answer:  

No, VM:Backup does not place any locks on a disk during a backup.  Although, during an SFS file space restore, VM:Backup obtains a lock on the file space.