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All disks on SAN need to be replaced. Best way to back up VM's and data and restore onto new disks on SAN?

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YashyFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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hi guys

We've got an HP Storageworks P2000 G3 dual controller, with 12 disks filling it up. They're all 7.2K LFF and each 1TB.

All of this is part of a blade enclosure. On the first blade, there's around 4 VM's, all of them Server 2008 R2. They each have different allocated disk spaces etc, ranging from around 2TB to 8TB. All of this disk space is sitting on the SAN itself.

We have symantec backup exec here and also Vmware Esx server. So, is there a recommendation on backing up all of this somehow and then restoring it to the new SAN environment.

How would you do it?

Thanks a lot
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