Learn how to configure a vSphere Data Protection Appliance, create storage for backups, and associate the appliance with vCenter.
- [Male Narrator] In this video, I'll show you…how to do the initial configuration…of the vSphere Data Protection appliance.…Now, in the last video, I showed you…how to create this virtual appliance,…and now what we need to do before we can…actually start using it in my lab environment is…I need to adjust down the number of virtual CPUs,…so I'm going to right click my virtual machine,…and it's currently powered off.…I'm going to go to edit settings,…and I'm going to modify the number of CPUs down to two.…
We'll go ahead and hit OK here…and power on the vSphere Data Protection virtual appliance.…Now, while this is powering on, I'm going to right click here,…and I'm going to open a console window…to my virtual appliance, and we're going to wait…a couple minutes for it to boot.…This might take a little while depending on the kind of…horsepower that you have in your lab environment.…Now that we've completed the installation…of our vSphere Data Protection appliance,…and it's powered on, we see here in our console window…
- Deploying a vSphere Replication virtual appliance
- Configuring VR jobs
- Installing and configuring vSphere Data Protection
- Creating a vSphere DP backup
- Taking, deleting, and consolidating snapshots