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Application aware

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Hi All,

I have a question around application aware (AA) best practice.
If you have say, 5vm servers in a cluster that you are backing up and only 1 of them is a SQL and therefore you want to enable AA for this. Would you put that SQL in it's own policy or apply AA on the root policy and combine all 5 servers in that one policy?

What would be a good practice please?
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Re: Application aware

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Hello Kit,

It's up to you, but, please keep in mind, that you can enable application processing for specific machines only :wink:

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Re: Application aware

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In addition to Dima's answer: I would enable Application Aware processing for all windows VMs; only that way you'll get consistent backups (compared to crash-consistent without AAP)

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Re: Application aware

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Thank you both, that helps.

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Re: Application aware

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Now in terms of permissions. For AA to work, the 'veeam account' being used for backups must be local admin of the server?

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Re: Application aware

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Hello,

You can find all the information about the required permissions here.

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