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Can you backup a ESXi VM instance just by copying the folder and contents via the vSphere Client

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Hi,
I'm just setting up some Virtual Servers and need to back them up.

Iim using ESXi 5.1.0 (VMware essentials) and have setup vSphere Server and Client and can see the Storage areas.

Is it enough to just copy each VMs folder to backup it up?  

Is there a better way (I just need a backup once in a while)

Is it OK to delete the vmware-*.log files?
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