VM-Centric backup (Indexing v2) to tape

Last post 06-29-2020, 3:01 PM by dmitry.shabeko. 2 replies.
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  • VM-Centric backup (Indexing v2) to tape
    Posted: 06-28-2020, 7:46 AM

    Hello.

    Whether direct backup of virtual machines to tape is supported wnen there is VM-Centric backup (Indexing v2)? Or in the case of using Indexing 2 it is mandatiry first to make a backup to disk, and then to tape as AUX copy -- only with this way?

    Best Regards,

    Dmitry (Dmytro)

  • Re: VM-Centric backup (Indexing v2) to tape
    Posted: 06-29-2020, 12:15 PM
    • Aplynx is not online. Last active: 06-30-2020, 12:58 PM Liam
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    Tape does not support Live File Recovery so only disks and full machine restores would be an option. 

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v11/article?p=32296.htm

  • Re: VM-Centric backup (Indexing v2) to tape
    Posted: 06-29-2020, 3:01 PM

    Hi Liam

     

    Thanks for the information but my question is not about  Live File Recovery and is not about Recovery but about Backup of VMs (vSphere) from datastores to tape when I use Indexing V2 and VM-Centric verson of VSA (VSA V2). If it is possible with direct way (primary copy, disk-to-tape) or only with 2 phase way: primary copy to disk library and then AUX copy to tape? 

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