Just a tech short on how to get past the following error: Restore job failed Error: A specified parameter was not correct: spec.vmProfile. This was encountered when testing backups via the Veeam console
This error could also be seen in vCenter
After some digging around I was able to get a better understanding of why it was occurring. Each time this failure would occur I would see a message “Failed to set story profile VM Encryption Policy …
But I am not using encryption policies!
This is new in vSphere 6.5 and allows for the encryption of storage where the VM would reside.
To work around this I needed to browse my datastore tree for the intended datastore rather than searching by name; What I had been previously doing.
You may see this as ‘Default policy’ container. Select the datastore and continue as normal and you should have a successful restore.
Best of luck to you.