Virtual Consolidated Backup

Posted on 2009-04-28
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Is it possible to backup a virtual machine located on a SAN or ESX server through VCB while the VM is powered off?
Question by:jsprenk55
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vmwarun - Arun earned 150 total points
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Yes, VCB supports backing up Powered On, Powered Off or Suspended VMs.

For more info, please check from Page 23 of this doc - http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_35/esx_3/r35u2/vi3_35_25_u2_vm_backup.pdf

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ID: 24250635
Thanks arunraju. I figured out what I was doing wrong. I was putting the name of the VM after ipaddr. I had to change ipaddr to name.

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