Include the vSphere Update Manager Download Service in a new backup routine in vSphere Data Protection for Region A and Region B.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management 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 VDP icon.
  3. On the Welcome to vSphere Data Protection page, select one of the vSphere Data Protection nodes from the VDP Appliance drop-down menu and click Connect.

    Region

    Node Name

    Region A

    sfo01m01vdp01

    Region B

    lax01m01vdp01

  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

    Values in Region A

    Values in Region B

    vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local

    Data center

    sfo01-m01dc

    lax01-m01dc

    Cluster

    sfo01-m01-mgmt01

    lax01-m01-mgmt01

  9. Locate the below virtual machines for the vRealize Orchestrator components, and de-select them from the job.

    vSphere Components

    VM Name in Region A

    VM Name in Region B

    vSphere Update Manager Download Service

    sfo01umds01

    lax01umds01

  10. On the Schedule page, set Backup Schedule to Daily and click Next.
  11. On the Retention Policy page, set 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, verify the following, then click Finish.
  14. In the dialog box that shows a confirmation that the job is created, click OK.