How Backup Exec protects Microsoft Exchange, SQL, and Active Directory data on virtual machines
|Article:HOWTO23054|||||Created: 2010-01-01|||||Updated: 2011-06-29|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23054|
Table: Types of data that Backup Exec protects for VSS-aware applications on virtual machines
When you create a backup job, Backup Exec automatically locates VSS-aware applications on virtual machines. During the backup job, Backup Exec backs up the data from the VSS-aware applications by using Granular Recovery Technology (GRT). By default, Backup Exec enables GRT using the same credentials that were used to connect to the virtual machine. You can disable GRT for any of the VSS-aware application types.
During the backup job, Backup Exec collects metadata for the applications. If Backup Exec is unable to collect the metadata, then you cannot restore individual items for the applications. However, the backup job may otherwise complete successfully.
Backup Exec cannot collect metadata in the following situations:
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