looking for automated way to backup virtual machines in ESXi VMWare 6.7

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Hi, i'm looking for a way to backup my virtual machines inside an ESXi 6.7 server to another ESXi server.  

I know I can Veeam or convert them over, but I was wanting to have it automaticaly run at night, like just the changed files, or even to a backup file on another server.  I wanted it to go to the same media so I don't end up with multiple of the same thing.

Thanks all.
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When you say changed files, we are no longer talking at the VM level right, you are talking inside the VM, ie a word document?


yes, I figure everything, shared data, and in the case of  a DC changes there also.
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VSphere replication would work, but it doesn't really have a schedule, it just has an RPO.

You would be looking for something more granular, but you could use Veeam Replication jobs.
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What you are asking for is Replication!

or Backup and Restore!

or Zerto, Nakivo Backup and Replication!

(or poor man's replication VMware Converter!)


thanks all, sorry for the lag.

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