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target VM with iSCSI initiator

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I have a VM I am setting up that will have drives attached internally via the MS iSCSI initiator. I only need to backup the VMFS contained C: and D: drives. I do not need to backup the drives being presented by the target's iSCSI initiator. Will this cause any problems?


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Re: target VM with iSCSI initiator

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Hi Brian, no problems at all, as those disks will not be visible at all in VM configuration with your current setup. Thanks.

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Re: target VM with iSCSI initiator

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What about Replicating VM connected to Targets using iSCSI initiator, will Veeam Replication will present all of these disks to the target VM?

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Re: target VM with iSCSI initiator

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No, Veeam replication will not be actively "presenting" any disks to the replica VM, or anything like that.
It will just work, since in-guest iSCSI initiator settings are stored with the OS (and so are present in the replica VM).

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Re: target VM with iSCSI initiator

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Thanks Gostev.

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