You can successfully prepare the vRealize Suite components for backup by planning and using these basic guidelines. vRealize Components Backup OrderYou must back up the VMs for vRealize Suite components in a specific order. vRealize Business Preparations for Backing UpTo minimize system downtime and data loss in the event of failures, administrators must back up the vRealize Business Standard installation regularly. If your system fails, you can recover it by restoring the last known working backup. Back up vRealize Business by exporting or cloning the virtual appliance. 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 in the event of failure, back up regularly. If your system fails, you can recover it by restoring to the last full or incremental backup. vRealize Orchestrator Preparations for Backing UpYou must backup your vRealize Orchestrator VMs at the same time. You can also back up the vRealize Orchestrator elements that you modified. vRealize Automation 7.x 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. vRealize Automation 8.x Preparations for Backing UpA system administrator backs up the full vRealize Automation installation regularly. Plan the backup around efficiencies and periods of low activity.