Configuring Backups for Huawei FusionCompute

You can use the configuration wizard to configure backups for Huawei FusionCompute VMs. The configuration wizard guides you through the configuration process, which includes creating any new entities that are needed, such as a plan, a hypervisor, and a VM group.

Verify That Your Environment Meets the Requirements

Start the Configuration Wizard

  1. From the Command Center navigation pane, go to Protect > Virtualization.

    The Virtual machines page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add hypervisor.

    The Configure Hypervisor page appears.

  3. Select FusionCompute.

  4. Click Next.

    The Add Hypervisor page appears.

Add Hypervisor

  1. For FusionCompute VRM, enter the fully qualified host name or IP address for the VRM.

  2. For Hypervisor display name, enter a descriptive name for the hypervisor.

  3. For User name, enter the user name to access the VRM.

  4. For Password, enter the password for the user name.

  5. For Access nodes, select the access nodes to use for the hypervisor.

  6. If you don't want Commvault to verify the user name and password, move the Skip credential check toggle key to the right.

  7. Click Next.

    The Add VM Group page appears.

Add VM Group

A VM group is a set of VMs that you want to back up with the same settings. By default, the VM group includes all unprotected VMs. You can modify the VM group content by using rules that auto-discover content and by selecting VMs, hosts, clusters, and datastores.

  1. In Name, enter a descriptive name for the VM group.

  2. To create rules that auto-discover and select VMs to back up, do the following:

    1. Click Add, and then select Rules.

      The Add rule dialog box appears.

    2. From the list, select the type of rule to create, and then specify the rule:

      • Browse: Select specific VMs. (Selecting this option changes the Add rule dialog box to the Add content dialog box.)

      • Datastore: Select VMs based on the datastore they are in.

      • Guest OS: Select VMs based on operating system. For example, to select VMs that are not Windows, enter Guest OS | Does not contain | Windows.

      • Host: Select VMs based on hostname. For example, to select VMs that are on hosts that include "acme" in their names, enter Host | Contains | acme.

      • Power state: Select VMs based on their power status of On, Off, or Other.

      • Template: Specify whether to select virtual machine templates. For example, to select templates, enter Template | Equals | True.

      • Virtual machine: Select specific VMs.

      • Virtual machine name or pattern: Select VMs based on their names. For example, to select VMs that have a name that includes "east", enter Virtual machine name or pattern | Contains | east.

    3. Click Save.

  3. To select VMs in other ways, do the following:

    1. Click Add, and then select Content.

      The Add content dialog box appears.

    2. From the Browse and select VMs list, select one of the following:

      • VMs: Select specific VMs.

      • Hosts and clusters: Select VMs by the hosts or clusters they are in.

      • Datastores and datastore clusters: Select VMs by the datastores or datastore clusters they are in.

    3. Click Save.

  4. To see the VMs that are selected for the VM group, click the Preview button.

  5. For Plan, select an existing plan or create a new plan.

    Steps to create a plan
    1. Click the add button add/plus button - gray - no border.

      The Add plan dialog box appears.

    2. In the Plan name box, enter a descriptive name for the plan.

    3. For Storage, select the storage pool where you want to store backups.

    4. For Retention rules, select pre-defined settings or create custom settings.

    5. Click Done.

  6. Click Next.

    The Summary page appears.


  1. Review the summary.

  2. Click Finish.