Verify the operational status of the vSphere Storage APIs for Data Protection (VADP) based backup solution after you perform a software maintenance operation.

About this task

Verifying the operational status of vSphere Storage APIs for Data Protection (VADP) based backup solution validates the correct configuration.

Expected Outcome

You can confirm that a backup of the Management cluster has occurred in the past 24 hours.

Procedure

  • Verify that the VADP-based backup solution is registered with the Management vCenter Server.
  • Verify that all the services are correctly running on the storage solution.
  • Verify that any proxies that have been deployed from the VADP-based backup solution are registered and running.
  • Verify that sufficient space has been allocated for the Management cluster applications.

    Consult the sizing guide for an estimate on the initial deployment size of the validated design.

  • Verify that the VADP-based backup solution has successfully taken backups of the Management cluster in the past 24 hours.