Create a scheduled job for full image backup of the vSphere Update Manager Download Service node in Region A.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. On the vSphere Web Client Home page, click the VDP icon.
  3. On the Welcome to vSphere Data Protection page, select sfo01m01vdp01 from the VDP Appliance drop-down menu and click Connect.
  4. Click the Backup tab.
  5. From the Backup job actions menu, select New to open the Create a new backup job wizard.
  6. On the Job Type page, select Guest Images and click Next.
  7. On the Data Type page, select Full Image, leave the Fall back to the non-quiesced backup if quiescence fails check box selected, and click Next.
  8. On the Backup Sources page, fully expand the Virtual Machines tree.



    vCenter Server


    Data center




  9. Select the virtual appliance sfo01umds01 of vSphere Update Manager Download Service, and click Next.
  10. On the Schedule page, set Backup Schedule to Daily and click Next.
  11. On the Retention Policy page, select Keep for 3 days and click Next.
  12. On the Job Name page, enter vSphere Update Manager Download Service Backups as a name for the backup job and click Next.
  13. On the Ready to Complete page, review the summary information for the backup job and click Finish.
  14. In the dialog box that shows a confirmation that the job is created, click OK.