VDP Advanced


As you may already know VDP advanced is now included with all vSphere versions from Essentials plus onwards, it is no longer a separate product.  However I am struggling to get some clarification on the allowed number of appliance deployments.

As an example, say I had a central site running vCentre Standard and I have 10 ESXi Standard licenses.  I have 10 remote sites with an ESXi host on each, all managed by the central site.  Could I deploy a VDP appliance at each site, or am I only allowed a single instance for that cluster?  What are the licensing rules now it is bundled?....

*Note - Please ignore ESXi licensing recommendations above, I appreciate I could use VMware ROBO for a cheaper roll out, it is for example only
**Note - I know I can use the external proxy in this scenario but I want to use the backup to local site with backup replication to the HO
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
20 VDP appliacnes per vCenter Server.

800 VMs per VDP Appliance.

based on VDP 6.0. (vSphere 6.0)

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