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Veeam Logoby mralc » Wed Sep 03, 2014 1:57 pm

We are currently using Virtual Appliance to backup VMs. We are looking to move to a the physical veeam proxy and use direct SAN Access to get faster backups.

We are using VMware Extents in the environment and want to know if this is supported by Veeam or if anyone is using VMware Extents and direct SAN access?
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Re: VMWARE Extents

Veeam Logoby Shestakov » Wed Sep 03, 2014 2:25 pm

Hello Alister,

Yes VMware Extents are supported by Veeam, so it should work with Direct SAN mode. Thanks.
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[MERGED] Question on direct SAN access

Veeam Logoby jfargo » Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:01 pm

My VMFS datastores are usually 2 LUNs, one from each storage controller. Can the proxy use direct SAN access transport mode to a datastore with multiple extents?

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Re: VMWARE Extents

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:06 am

Based on the answer above it should work, do you see any errors when running a backup job in the direct SAN mode?
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