VMWare backup SAN Transport on HP Lefthand
We are looking at configuring SAN Transport for backing up our VM's. I have read the following document and had some questions:
It says the LUNs should be presented to the BE server with read/write ability, but the Lefthand can mount LUNS read only. Can I mount the LUN read only instead? Will the backup still work even though it can't write to the LUN, I'm a little uncomfortable having Windows attached to our VMFS volumes, even after turning off Automount.
I have backup exec 2010 version 13.
Yes, read only access is
Yes, read only access is sufficient for backups (restore directly of a VMDK will not work).
I have it running (on a HP P2000 G3 FC SAN).