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Software Environment Deployment

Vinchin Backup & Recovery can be installed both in physical and virtual machines. Installing in physical server is more secured and better-performed, applies to environment where requires large volume of data to be processed and FC LAN-Free backup. Installing in virtual server is more easy and flexible, applies to simpler environment with not much data to process.

Install Vinchin on VMware vSphere

To install Vinchin Backup & Recovery on VMware ESXi host, you need to first enter the ESXi server web interface and upload the installation image to the ESXi storage and create a new VM.

Install Vinchin on Citrix XenServer

Being finely integrated with centOS 7 in the same ISO file, Vinchin Backup & Recovery can be directly installed in the VM. You just need to have the access to the XenServer host you’re going to protect. Once the ISO is downloaded, you need to first upload it to ISO library or burn it to CD. Then, enter the XenCenter which is connected to the XenServer host and create a new VM.

Resource Configuration

3 steps before Backup

Three “MUST DO” steps before backing up your VMs with Vinchin Backup & Recovery.

Step 1 Get your Vinchin Backup server licensed

Step 2 Register your virtual infrastructure to Vinchin

Step 3 Add a backup storage

Backup & Recovery

VM Backup

Vinchin Backup & Recovery supports full backup, incremental backup and differential backup as well as some advanced strategies including data de-duplication, compression, data encryption etc. Select suitable strategies when creating your backup job.

VM Instant Recovery & Live Migration

Instant recovery helps to rebuild the target virtual machine in 15 seconds and recover the entire business in 2 minutes in case any interruption of the business when it’s broke down. When performing instant recovery job, the VM and newly written data can be synchronously migrated to another place by using Vinchin Backup & Recovery without effecting the normal operation of your business.

VM Recovery

After backup, select the corresponding VM restore point to recover, where to restore the VM and set up storage & network info to finish creating the VM recovery job. You can choose restore at once or restore as scheduled according to your demand.

File Level Granular Recovery

Restore single files via Granular Restore feature. With Vinchin Backup & Recovery, user no longer needs to restore entire VM to get specific files, instead, just a few clicks can easily find the target file from the VM backups and restore it quickly.

Backup Copy and Offsite DR

Vinchin Backup & Recovery allows user to copy VM backups to offsite storage, restore backup copies from offsite to local site, restore backup copies at offsite production environment in case any disaster occurs.

On-Prem Archive and Cloud Archive

The backup archive feature can be used to move your backup data from the backup storage to more cost-effective storage for long-term preservation. Your data which is no longer been used or is inactive but still has business values can be archived, this can make sure the data is still accessible when needed.

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