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Backing up ESX VMs with symantec backup exec 11d

Hi i am using Symantec Backup Exec to backup my data to the tape drive. I am using Vranger Pro to back the vms. Can someone show me how I can get the Vranger to see the tape drive on Symantec backup exec? any help is appreciated.
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Senior IT Advisor
Top Expert 2008
vRanger will not see the drive on Backup Exec.

You will need to perform a disk to disk to tape backup.

Backup your vRanger backups to disk and then backup the folder to tape.

If you need to do a restore you would restore to disk from tape and then restore to your ESX hosts.


i am trying to find a good backup for the VMs any suggestions?
Paul SolovyovskySenior IT Advisor
Top Expert 2008
You will need to license your ESX Server for any 3rd party software to work.  vRanger will do a good job.  If you upgrade to Backup Exec 2010 you can purchase the vmware agent which works well