VMware Backup Overview

Features:

  • Ability to customize virtual machine selection
  • Local or remote ESXi server or vCenter backup
  • Block-level backup
  • Compression and encryption
  • Exclude disks, files, or folders
  • Changed Block Tracking (CBT) support
  • Item-level restore
  • Restore VMware VMs to Amazon EC2 and Microsoft Azure VM

Supported for

  • vSphere 6.0 or higher

vSphere 5.1 and 5.5 versions are no longer supported. You may try to use them at your own risk

Licensing

A VM Server license (contains 2 sockets) is required. If your virtual environment has more than 2 sockets, you need to buy additional VM Server Socket licenses to cover your requirements.