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[Discuss] VSphere 5.5.0 U1 and backups

We have been running veeam successfully for a while now.  Though we do not
run 5.5.  On rare occasions a backup has failed due to snapshot issues but
not often.
On Aug 1, 2014 7:09 PM, "Richard Pieri" <richard.pieri at> wrote:

> On 8/1/2014 2:33 PM, Scott Ehrlich wrote:
> > What backup method do people use for VSphere 5.5.0 U1 for preserving
> > VMs over the network?
> Run a backup program in each VM. Seriously. If you're not using vSphere
> Operations Management then you will shoot yourself in the foot trying to
> back up running VMs from the outside.
> > Goal is to preserve VMs to a remote location (backup system not
> > directly attached), thus the need for a network-based solution.
> That's not backup. That's replication. You should be looking at the
> vSphere Replication subsystem.
> --
> Rich P.
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