ralphmurray wrote:How does Veeam handle this if you were to backup all VM's in one job that are on multiple volumes, would you end up with multiple snapshots presented to the Proxy all at once ?
ralphmurray wrote:The site i'm currently looking at has 14 volumes with around 60 VM's, running on NFS Netapp.
Currently I have created 1 job for each volume (Datastore) as I don't think I want 14 Volumes mounted to the proxy all at once.
Problem is when you move a vm from one datastore to another you have to do a full backup again etc..
ralphmurray wrote:or does Veeam handle this by only doing one volume at a time ?
Any recommendations/help around this would be appreciated.
Vitaliy S. wrote:>>>Since you're using NFS storage Veeam backup server will create 14 volumes on your storage and will mount them based on the VMs processing list. Once your job is complete, all storage snapshots will be removed.
Vitaliy S. wrote:>>>Moving VM from one datastore to another should not cause a full VM backup. What have you specified as source for the backup job?
ralphmurray wrote:Would Veeam present all 14 to the proxy at the same time (start of the job) or just as it needs them.
ralphmurray wrote:In the current test setup we have a seperate backup job for each nfs volume so we can control how many nfs volumes are presented to the proxy at once, moving a VM from one datastore to another means I would need to move it from one backup job to another. the source is the VM's from Vcenter.
Doing it this way also allows us to have different retention settings for VM's by putting less important servers on the same datastore etc..
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