How to get a backup from a part of vmdk or excluding vmdk, using Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure

Article:TECH189056  |  Created: 2012-05-17  |  Updated: 2012-06-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH189056
Article Type
Technical Solution


Subject

Issue



How to get a backup from a part of vmdk or excluding vmdk, using Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure (AVVI).

 


Cause



Selecting a vmdk and excluding a vmdk from a virtual machine for both backup and restore are not supported.

 


Solution



Please use Agent for Windows or Agent for Linux to get a backup from a part of virtual machine.

Granular Restore Technology (GRT) enables to restore a part of files or specific application from a backup of a entire virtual machine of Windows servers.

 

Please refer to the Related Articles section to get a workaround or solution for specific situation.

 





Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH189056


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