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Can this be used to restore an Exchange 2007 VM to VMWare?
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Why do you want to restore a VM to VMWare with DPM?
1.) This is a virtual machine and you can create just snapshots. Rebuilding makes VMWare.
2.) DPM can backup the VM Snapshot of course
3.) DPM can backup Win 2003 - 2008 server
4.) DPM can backup your Exchange
5.) DPM can protect / snap HyperV virtual Servers.

From my perspective, there is no need to directly backup VMWare machines, but...

Have a look here, how you can backup VMWare machines:
http://scug.be/blogs/scdpm/archive/2010/04/08/backup-vmware-virtual-machines.aspx

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Because I am having an issue with this vm and hope dpm does not do a snapshot backup?  I want a backup so I can restore this server to a clean one due to the issue.  Do you know if DPM would work for this one case?
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