Creating a backup job with a conversion to a virtual machine after the backup
Backup Exec sets up this type of conversion as a stage that runs after the backup job runs. The backup sets that are created from the backup job are used to create the virtual machine.
To create a backup job with a conversion to a virtual machine after the backup
On the Backup and Restore tab, right-click the server that contains the data you want to back up and convert.
Select , and then select or , depending on the type of storage device that you want to use.
Do any of the following:
To change the backup selections
In the <Name of Server> box, click , and then select the items to back up.
The option must have a status of ON.
To change the backup options
In the Backup box, click , and then change the backup options as needed.
In the Conversion to Virtual box, click .
In the left pane, select to schedule the conversion.
See Schedule options for a conversion to virtual machine job.
In the left pane, select if you want to notify a recipient when the job completes.
See Notification options for a conversion to virtual machine job.
In the left pane, select to set the options for the conversion.
See Virtual machine conversion options.
Click to save your selections.
On the Backup Properties dialog box, click to create the job.
See About conversion to virtual machines