Configuring a VMware policy from the Policies utility
|Article:HOWTO70884|||||Created: 2012-02-08|||||Updated: 2013-10-02|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO70884|
Use the Policy Configuration Wizard.
To configure a policy for Replication Director, see the NetBackup Replication Director Solutions Guide.
To configure a policy to back up the virtual machine
In the NetBackup Administration Console, click Policies and select Actions > New > New Policy.
For the Java Administration Console, click Apply.
Select a policy storage unit or storage unit group.
Storage unit groups are described in the NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I.
In most cases, you can leave the Disable client-side deduplication option at the default (unchecked).
The Disable client-side deduplication option is described in the NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I.
To enable the Accelerator, click Use Accelerator.
When you click Use Accelerator, Perform block level incremental backups is automatically selected and grayed out. On the VMware tab, the Enable block-level incremental backup option is also selected and grayed out.
Click the VMware tab.
Use this dialog to set VMware-related options.
Use the Schedules tab to define a schedule (click New).
For assistance with the Accelerator forced rescan option:
Enable file recovery from VM backup, or
Enable block-level incremental backup.
Enable block-level incremental backup requires an ESX server 4.0 and a virtual machine at vmx-07 or later.
The following topic contains additional information.
Use the Clients tab to select the virtual machines to back up.
When you click Apply or OK on the policy Attributes tab, a validation process checks the policy and reports any errors. If you click Close, no validation is performed.
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