Backing Up Individual VMs On Demand

You can request an on-demand backup for a specific virtual machine from the Virtual Machines listing.

Before You Begin

If a VM is included in multiple VM groups, an on-demand backup is run for the VM group that performed the latest backup of the VM.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Solutions > Virtualization.

    The Hypervisors tab appears.

  2. On the Virtual machines tab, click a virtual machine.

    The Virtual machines properties page for the VM appears.

  3. In the top right corner of the page, click Back up now.

    The Backup options dialog box appears.

  4. Click OK.

In the job details, Interactive is displayed as the value for Job started from.