VMware Classification Wizard

Ops Center Protector VMware Application Guide

Version
7.5.x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-99PRT004-04

This wizard is launched when a new VMware classification is added to policy.

The VMware classification is used as a means of conveniently specifying the VMware resources on a vCenter or ESX/ESXi host. Refer to About VMware policy classifications for details about how this classification works with host and block based operations.

Figure. VMware Wizard - Specify VMware classification attributes
Note: If you attempt to edit a legacy VMware policy classification created prior to Protector 6.5, a message will be displayed asking you to reset the Include Items and Exclude Items lists.
Control Description
Included Items Lists the VMware resources that will be included in the backup policy.
Note: Protector will not take a snapshot of a VM if that VM already has a Protector snapshot mounted to it.
Add Opens the VMware Resource Selection Wizard to enable VMware resources to be added to the include list above.
Excluded Items Lists the VMware resources that will be excluded from the backup policy.
Remove Each row has a remove button at the end of the row, the selected VMware resource is removed from the include/exclude list.
Add Opens the VMware Resource Selection Wizard to enable VMware resources to be added to the exclude list above.
VMware Node Select the VMware node the policy is being created for.