Editing VM Group Settings for Nutanix AHV

For an existing VM group, you can modify options that affect backups.


  1. From the navigation pane, click Solutions > Virtualization > Hypervisors.

    The Hypervisors page appears.

  2. Click the name of the hypervisor that hosts the virtual machines.

    The hypervisor details page appears. The VM groups area displays summary information for any existing VM groups.

  3. Click the name of a VM group.

    The VM group details page appears.

    The Settings area shows settings that are used to back up the virtual machines in the VM group.

  4. In the Settings area, click Edit.
  5. In the Edit options dialog box, provide the following information:
    • No. of readers: Set the number of readers to control how many parallel read operations can be launched during backups.
    • Virtual machine backup type: Select one of the following options:
      • Application consistent: An application consistent backup quiesces the file system and applications while performing the backup.
      • Crash consistent: A crash consistent backup takes a point-in-time snapshot of virtual machine data without quiescing.
  6. Click Save.

Last modified: 6/6/2018 9:20:04 PM