Backup ESXi server

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How to backup virtual machines on ESXi server ? is it possible with free script ? or free utility ?
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It depends on your environment. If you can sustain the VM being powered off for a while, you can copy the VM's from your ESXi server to another volume. You can use free tools like FastSCP to do this (
If the VM needs to run while you 'back' it up ... the free Ghetto script can help. I still haven't tested it, but hope to do so soon.
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Check this as another solution for the Ghetto
You can also try Trilead VM Explorer.

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