Backups for the Commvault Plug-In for vCloud Director

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You can use the Commvault Plug-In for VMware vCloud Director (vCD) to back up virtual machines.

Note: To back up an unprotected virtual machine, you must verify that the virtual machine has an associated server backup plan. If it does not, you must associate a plan to the VM. For more information, see Modifying Server Backup Plan Using the Plug-In for VMware vCloud Director.

Procedure

  1. In vCloud Director, click the More menu icon, and then select the plug-in option, Commvault Data Protection.

    If you are using an older version of vCloud Director (versions 9.5 - 10.0), click the Cloud Resources menu icon, and then select the plug-in option, Commvault Data Protection.

    The Virtual Machines tab appears.

  2. On the VM Protection tab, select the virtual machine to back up, and then click Back Up Now.

    A Backup confirmation window appears.

  3. Click Back Up.