Install VMware Data Protection 6

Few weeks ago, VMware intoduce vSphere Data Protection 6, wich products able to backup MS SQL, SharePoint, Exchange applications and this is “Free” or different way including in price. No more different between VDP and VDP Advanced. vSphere Data Protection 6 is support EMC Data Domain System and replications among the other VDPs. You can see more information abaut VDP 6 in Technical Overview. Here is the VDP 6 Techical overview from VMware.

I will show you the install process step by step in pictures.

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Set up name of VDP
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Choose Datastore where are going to store VDP.
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Management Web Page URL: https://192.168.160.60:8543/vdp-configure/
Default Password: “changeme”

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Hostname must have PTR record, becouse the VDP will check that.

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You can change capacity by up arrow.
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In my Lab enviroment I chose Thin provision, but in a poduction environment, we may change something else provision method.
Default setting is “Store With Appliance” but You can change other Datastore. If you have another 🙂
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After rebbot we are going to see VDP icon on vSphere Web Client, and the left side. Click the icon, or menu.
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Click to “Connect” button
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If You have any questions please leave me a comment!

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