Error Code 23:10 Error while reading pipeline buffer from MediaAgent

Article ID: VMW0003 Data Management operation fails for VMware client with invalid buffer error.

Symptom

Backup or Restore or Auxiliary Copy jobs fails with following event message:

This Client is VMware hosted Windows 2012 and has Network adopter [Intel(R) 82574L Gigabit Network Connection]. It may corrupt the Network buffer. It is suggested to change VMware-network adapter to VMXNet3.

Cvd.log file for the Data Mover MediaAgent may contain the following entries

Cannot decode packet header: invalid start signature

Error Code 23:10 Error while reading pipeline buffer from MediaAgent

[UNCOMPRESS ] #UNCOMPRESSION ERROR

Cause

The data corruption may occur when the source computer has one of the following configurations:

Resolution

Change the network adapter of the virtual machine to vmxnet3.