Mount an NFS datastore as a storage location for future backups.

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. In the Navigator, click Host and Clusters and expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Click sfo01m01esx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
  4. Click Datastores.
  5. Click the Create a New Datastore icon.
  6. On the Type page, select NFS and click Next.
  7. On the Select NFS version page, select NFS 3 and click Next.
  8. On the Name and configuration page, enter the following datastore information and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Datastore Name

    sfo01-m01-bkp01

    Folder

    /VVD_backup01_nfs01_MgmtA_6TB

    Server

    172.16.25.251

  9. On the Ready to complete page, review the configuration and click Finish.