You can perform on-demand backups for a VM group or for a specific application.
From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Virtualization.
The Virtual machines page appears.
To back up a specific application, click the button in the Actions column for the application, and then select Back up.
To back up all of the applications in a VM group, on the VM groups tab, click the button in the Actions column for the VM group, and then select Back up.
To monitor the progress of a backup job, in the navigation pane, go to Jobs.