Back up the management components of the SDDC in Region B so that you can restore the SDDC state if a hardware failure occurs. You can create backup copies by using either vSphere Data Protection or the built-in backup mechanism of some of the products.

About this task

Use backup jobs in vSphere Data Protection for the following components:

  • vCenter Server

  • Platform Services Controller

  • vRealize Operations Manager

  • vRealize Log Insight

  • Cloud Management Platform

  • vSphere Update Manager Download Service

    For the networking components of the SDDC, use the following backup mechanisms:

  • Use NSX to back up NSX Manager and NSX security configurations.

  • Export a configuration of vSphere Distributed Switch as a backup.