How do I setup a VDP?

How to Deploy VDP Appliance Step by Step :

  1. Download the VDP Appliance from VMware Website.
  2. Choose Local file.
  3. Provide the name & location for the VDP.
  4. Select the resource on which you want to deploy the VDP Appliance.
  5. Review all the details & click Next.
  6. Accept the License agreement & Click Next.

What is VDP appliance?

VDP is an appliance form factor that is delivered in the OVA file format. Each VDP appliance supports backup for up to 100 VMs and VDP scales out to a maximum of 20 VDP appliances per vCenter Server. However, each ESXi host can only run a single VDP appliance.

How do I disable VDP?

How to Remove VDP Appliance from vCenter

  1. Power off vSphere Data Protection 6.1.
  2. Delete all attached disks.
  3. Delete VDP appliance from disk.
  4. Finally delete the VDP plug-in from vCenter Server with using Managed Object Browser.

How do I upgrade VDP appliances?

How to upgrade VDP to the latest version – the steps:

  1. If you haven’t already, copy the upgrade iso to some datastore for easy access.
  2. Select the VDP VM and click Edit settings > CD ROM > choose datastore ISO > click connect on boot.
  3. Start the VDP appliance > it should boot on the iso.

What is the VDP appliance available storage configuration maximum?

Each vCenter Server can support up to 20 VDP appliances. Each VDP appliance supports backup for up to 100 virtual machines. Only 1 VDP appliance can exist per ESXi/ESX host. Support for 0.5 TB, 1 TB, or 2 TB of deduplicated backup data.

What is high availability VMware?

VMware High Availability (HA) allows companies to provide high availability to any application running in a virtual machine. With VMware HA IT organizations can: • Protect applications with no other failover option. Provide cost-effective high availability for any application running in a virtual machine.

How many backups can run parallely in a VDP?

Q: How many backups can run in parallel? Each VDP appliance can simultaneously back up a maximum of eight virtual machines.

What is difference between HA and DR?

High Availability (HA)—refers to a system or component that is continuously operational for a desirably long period. Disaster Recovery (DR)—involves a set of policies and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital infrastructure and systems following a natural or human-induced disaster.

What is the difference between HA and FT in VMware?

FT is notable for the absence of downtime, while HA requires time to reboot. In addition, HA works on each cluster, while FT works on each virtual machine.

How to configure a VDP appliance?

https:// :8543/vdp-configure/. So if you open the web browser, through the address showed above, you’ll endup with a screen like this one where you can enter the appliance credentials. To finish the configuration through the web browser, you’ll see another nice screen.

How many VMs can a single VDP appliance support?

Determine how many appliances will be needed. A single VDP appliance can support to up 400 VMs, and up to 20 VDP appliances can be deployed in a single vCenter.

What is the use of a virtual VDP solution?

VDP solution has designed for backup and restoration of VMware Virtual Machines. VDP is appliance which is build up with Suse Linux, and runs with 4vCPU and 4 GB of RAM.

What is VMware VDP?

The VDP is linux enterprise server x64 bit edition as an appliance, which is a slight change from CentOS based vSphere Data Recovery product too.