The Virtualization guided setup guides you through creating a server plan, adding a hypervisor, and adding a VM group.
Before You Begin
Complete the Core Setup Wizard.
Review the information in Alibaba Cloud: System Requirements.
Obtain a key pair (access key and secret key) from the Alibaba Cloud website.
At least one machine must have the Virtual Server Agent installed. For more information, see VSA Proxies and File Recovery Enablers for Linux.
If the setup page is not displayed, from the navigation pane, click Guided setup.
After you complete the core setup, on the Protect tab, click the Virtualization tile.
On the Create server backup plan page, type a name for the plan, then provide information about storage, retention, and backup schedules. For more information, see Creating a Server Plan.
If you configured a server backup plan as part of the Core Setup, the wizard skips this page.
The Add hypervisor page appears.
Provide the following information:
Select vendor: Select Alibaba Cloud.
Hypervisor name: Enter a descriptive name for the hypervisor.
Enter host or account information:
Access key: Type the Access Key ID that is associated with your Alibaba Cloud account.
Secret key: Type the Secret Access Key that is associated with your Alibaba Cloud account.
Access node: Select an Alibaba Cloud instance in the zone to be protected.
On the Add VM group page, type a descriptive name to identify the VM group, and then select virtual machines to be protected.
To finish, choose one of the following options:
Click Back up Now to perform an immediate backup of the virtual machines in the VM group (without requiring confirmation).
The Job details page appears and displays job status information.
Click Do it later to go to the hypervisor page without performing a backup.
To add a hypervisor after enabling the Virtualization solution, see Adding an Alibaba Cloud Hypervisor.
For more information about adding VM groups, see Adding a VM Group for Alibaba Cloud.