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Using Veeam in a VM on VMware host, with the host dedicated to backup and DR only

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This is a server we aren't using, but it has lots of disks. 12 that are SSD and 8 are SAS.  One of my associates proposed we install VMware, add a VM with Veeam, and create a datastore with the SSD disks and another with the SAS disks.  In each datastore there would be a large vmdk and he would store the Veeam backup files there. What he likes is that we would be able to virtualize the Veeam backup files on this same server if the main production environment failed at some level.  Any reasons to avoid this approach or advice about the best way to go about implementing it?
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