NetBackup – VMware query

Symantec NetBackup has a special policy type named “VMware” which is a special flash backup policy. In this policy, you can easily create queries to automate the VM selection to be included in that policy.Also, the pagefile is excluded.See image below for a sample query to backup all VM’s on datastore “Production”, not VM “VMware […]

CommVault – VMware backup best practices

CommVault Simpana 9 has a really good en scalable VMware VADP integration. This document describes the best practices to succesfully implement VMware backups. Backup level Disk level This level is designed to backup and restore a complete VM. This level is also called a container backup. Volume level This level enables volume backups, with the […]