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

Create а new datastore for the lax01-m01-mgmt01 cluster.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.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 pane, click Host and Clusters, expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree, and click lax01m01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local.
  3. Click Datastores and click the Create a New Datastore icon.
    The New Datastore wizard opens.
  4. On the Type page, select NFS and click Next.
  5. On the Select NFS version page, select NFS 3 and click Next.
  6. On the Name and configuration page, enter the following datastore information and click Next.
    Setting Value
    Datastore Name lax01-m01-bkp01
    Folder /VVD_backup01_nfs01_MgmtB_6TB
  7. On the Ready to complete page, review the configuration and click Finish.