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Can Backup Exec take snapshot of Vmware machine?

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heya

I've currently got the free esxi version running with a VM running on it. As it's free, I can't currently take any real snapshots of it.

I want to take a snapshot of the entire VM and not individual files. For that, would I have to:

1) Upgrade my Esxi free to something else? (any recommendations?)
2) Get another backup exec for vm agent?

Thanks for looking people
Yash
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I have done both.

Upgrade to foundation and it comes with VCB that u can use or u can install a Backup Exec agent.
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thanks marine. Is foundation the same as vsphere?
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