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Jamesduaneie
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Will Veeam back suit my setup?

Post by Jamesduaneie » Mar 07, 2015 10:20 am

Installing 2 ESXI hosts (Dell 520's) connected to Dell MD3420 with dell MD1200 expansion. For backup another dell r520 connected to same 3420 and 1200 ( using the 1200 for backup location)

VMs will be domain controller, FileandPrint, 2 sql servers, 1 oracle server
plus for a seperate network another File and print server (seperate switch so Vm plugged straight to that switch)

Have tried Dell Netvault but it is overly complex.

It's designed with 3 networks for security reasons
Network 1: Management network with the 2 Hosts, and the Backup server
Network 2: To a separate switch than the management network switch so cannot ping/ talk to the management network,
Network 3: to a 3rd switch - again completely separate

The backup server has vcenter on it and full access to the MD3420 and the Md1200 - if Veeam was on the backup server could it backup all the VMs?

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Re: Will Veeam back suit my setup?

Post by Vitaliy S. » Mar 07, 2015 2:16 pm

Hi James,

Given that Veeam backup server has access to your ESXi hosts and to your storage (for direct SAN access backup mode), it should work fine.

Thanks!

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