Create a scheduled job for full image backup of the Cloud Management Platform linux appliances and windows virtual machines in Region A. 

Procedure

  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.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  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.

    Object

    Value

    vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Data center

    sfo01-m01dc

    Cluster

    sfo01-m01-mgmt01

  9. Select the virtual machines of the Cloud Management Platform components and click Next.

    vRealize Automation Component

    VM Name

    vRealize Automation Appliance

    vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

    vRealize Automation Appliance

    vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

    IaaS Manager Service and DEM Orchestrator

    vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

    IaaS Manager Service and DEM Orchestrator

    vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

    IaaS Web Server

    vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

    IaaS Web Server

    vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

    Microsoft SQL Server

    vra01mssql01.rainpole.local

    vSphere Proxy Agent

    sfo01ias01a.sfo01.rainpole.local

    vSphere Proxy Agent

    sfo01ias01b.sfo01.rainpole.local

    vRealize Automation DEM Worker

    vra01dem01a.rainpole.local

    vRealize Automation DEM Worker

    vra01dem01b.rainpole.local

    vRealize Business Server

    vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

    vRealize Business Data Collector

    sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

  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 Cloud Management Platform 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.