Solved

Backup and Replication of VMware Workstation 10 virtual machines

Posted on 2014-03-13
5
4,591 Views
1 Endorsement
Last Modified: 2014-03-13
I am currently using the last build/version of VMware Workstation 10 on a my Windows 8.1 Professional HP computer.   I have 2 virtual machines that are very important to me and wanted to know the best way to automate a backup based on scheduled (incremental and full backups), able to replicate and/or transport easily.   Is there 3rd party software that can do all this?   Any thoughts???

Thanks
1
Comment
Question by:rmartes
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Zephyr ICT earned 500 total points
ID: 39926051
Besides coming up with some sort of script and or manually perform a backup of the files there's this third party solution
0
 

Author Comment

by:rmartes
ID: 39926059
I need the entire process to be automated.   The only time it will it can be manual is when replicating perhaps to another host or for DR.
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:Zephyr ICT
ID: 39926064
Then the third party solution will be your safest bet for the moment ...
0
 

Author Comment

by:rmartes
ID: 39926075
I will like to see others to compare -- If you know of any others, that would be perfect.
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:Zephyr ICT
ID: 39926403
Well, there isn't much out there specifically tailored for VMware Workstation, there is this one myabe: http://www.unitrends.com/products/software
0

Featured Post

Put Machine Learning to Work--Protect Your Clients

Machine learning means Smarter Cybersecurity™ Solutions.
As technology continues to advance, managing and analyzing massive data sets just can’t be accomplished by humans alone. It requires huge amounts of memory and storage, as well as high-speed processing of the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Giving access to ESXi shell console is always an issue for IT departments to other Teams, or Projects. We need to find a way so that teams can use ESXTOP for their POCs, or tests without giving them the access to ESXi host shell console with a root …
Ransomware is a malware that is again in the list of security  concerns. Not only for companies, but also for Government security and  even at personal use. IT departments should be aware and have the right  knowledge to how to fight it.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…
In this video tutorial I show you the main steps to install and configure  a VMware ESXi6.0 server. The video has my comments as text on the screen and you can pause anytime when needed. Hope this will be helpful. Verify that your hardware and BIO…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question