You can successfully prepare the vRealize Suite components for backup by planning and observing some basic guidelines. vRealize Components Backup OrderYou should back up the VMs for vRealize Suite components in a specific order. vRealize Business Preparations for Backing UpTo minimize system downtime and data loss when failures occur, administrators back up the vRealize Business Standard installation on a regular basis. If your system fails, you can recover it by restoring the last known working backup. You back up vRealize Business by exporting or cloning the virtual appliance and use backups to restore the virtual appliance. vRealize Log Insight Preparations for Backing Up You can perform full, differential, and incremental backups and restores of vRealize Log Insight VMs. vRealize Operations Manager Preparations for Backing Up To minimize vRealize Operations Manager downtime and data loss if a failure occurs, back up on a regular basis. If your system fails, you can recover it by restoring to the last full or incremental backup. vRealize Orchestrator Preparations for Backing UpYou can backup your vRealize Orchestrator VMs in no particular order. You can also back up the vRealize Orchestrator elements that you modified. vRealize Automation Preparations for Backing UpA system administrator backs up the full vRealize Automation installation on a regular basis. Plan the backup around efficiencies and periods of low activity.