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Post Vmware Backup Limit - 4 Virtual Guest Machines 
Hi all
Going through my Vmware testing on 7.0.1 and when I done my initial testing, I wrote myself a note, saying that there is a limit that only 4 Virtual Machine Guests can only be backed up at one time.
Is this correct, or did I misunderstand my note? I have over 200 !
Regards
Simon Weaver

Post Vmware Backup Limit - 4 Virtual Guest Machines 
Simon,

I think this limit is per datastore not global.

Greg


On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 AM, WEAVER, Simon (external) <simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net ([email]simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net[/email])> wrote:

Hi all
Going through my Vmware testing on 7.0.1 and when I done my initial testing, I wrote myself a note, saying that there is a limit that only 4 Virtual Machine Guests can only be backed up at one time.
Is this correct, or did I misunderstand my note? I have over 200 !
Regards
Simon Weaver

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Post Vmware Backup Limit - 4 Virtual Guest Machines 
Can I ask how yours is setup?
I was initially thinking of one Policy and cramming the VM's in this one policy.

If anyone has suggestions, that would be appreciated?

Thanks
Simon

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Simon,

I think this limit is per datastore not global.

Greg


On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 AM, WEAVER, Simon (external) <simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net ([email]simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net[/email])> wrote:

Hi all
Going through my Vmware testing on 7.0.1 and when I done my initial testing, I wrote myself a note, saying that there is a limit that only 4 Virtual Machine Guests can only be backed up at one time.
Is this correct, or did I misunderstand my note? I have over 200 !
Regards
Simon Weaver

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Gregory DEMILDE

Post Vmware Backup Limit - 4 Virtual Guest Machines 
Simon,

VMWare setup her is about 600 VMs ( and increasing ) over several datastores. We are running Netbackup 7.1.x and backups are done using SAN with 4 proxy hosts (no VCB but "Full Mapped Volume" using vStorage API). We use the query facility in the Policy to automatically add VM to the specific policy. The limit of 4 VM is per VMWare datastore. During backup period, There is about 24 concurrent VM backups ( 6 per proxy ).

Greg

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 10:14 AM, WEAVER, Simon (external) <simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net ([email]simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net[/email])> wrote:
Can I ask how yours is setup?
I was initially thinking of one Policy and cramming the VM's in this one policy.
 
If anyone has suggestions, that would be appreciated?
 
Thanks
Simon

From: Gregory Demilde [mailto:gdemilde < at > gmail.com ([email]gdemilde < at > gmail.com[/email])]
Sent: 06 February 2012 09:02
To: WEAVER, Simon (external)
Cc: VERITAS-BU < at > mailman.eng.auburn.edu ([email]VERITAS-BU < at > mailman.eng.auburn.edu[/email])
Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] Vmware Backup Limit - 4 Virtual Guest Machines




Simon,

I think this limit is per datastore not global.

Greg


On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 AM, WEAVER, Simon (external) <simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net ([email]simon.weaver < at > astrium.eads.net[/email])> wrote:

Hi all
Going through my Vmware testing on 7.0.1 and when I done my initial testing, I wrote myself a note, saying that there is a limit that only 4 Virtual Machine Guests can only be backed up at one time.
Is this correct, or did I misunderstand my note? I have over 200 !
Regards
Simon Weaver

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