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vRanger Pro DPPVersion 4.5 User Guide

2010 Vizioncore, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.This guide contains proprietary information protected by copyright. The software described in this guide is furnished under a software license or nondisclosure agreement. This software may be used or copied only in accordance with the terms of the applicable agreement. No part of this guide may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording for any purpose other than the purchaser's personal use without the written permission of Vizioncore, Inc. If you have any questions regarding your potential use of this material, contact: Vizioncore, Inc 975 Weiland Road Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 www.vizioncore.com email: info@vizioncore.com Refer to our Web site for regional and international office information.

TrademarksVizioncore, the Vizioncore logo, and vRanger Pro DPP are trademarks and registered trademarks of Vizioncore, Inc in the United States of America and other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks used in this guide are property of their respective owners.

DisclaimerThe information in this document is provided in connection with Vizioncore products. No license, express or implied, by estoppel or otherwise, to any intellectual property right is granted by this document or in connection with the sale of Vizioncore products. EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN VIZIONCORE'S TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS SPECIFIED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR THIS PRODUCT, VIZIONCORE ASSUMES NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER AND DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTY RELATING TO ITS PRODUCTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL VIZIONCORE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS DOCUMENT, EVEN IF VIZIONCORE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Vizioncore makes no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this document and reserves the right to make changes to specifications and product descriptions at any time without notice. Vizioncore does not make any commitment to update the information contained in this document.

User Guide May 2010 Version 4.5

Table of ContentsIntroduction to this Guide ...................................................................................................................................7About vRanger Pro DPP .................................................................................................................................................. 8 About this Guide............................................................................................................................................................... 8 vRanger Pro DPP Documentation Suite .......................................................................................................................... 8 Core Documentation Set ......................................................................................................................................... 8 Feedback on the Documentation............................................................................................................................. 9 Terms and Acronyms .............................................................................................................................................. 9 vRanger Pro DPP Licensing........................................................................................................................................... 13 About Vizioncore ............................................................................................................................................................ 13 Contacting Vizioncore............................................................................................................................................ 13 Contacting Vizioncore Support .............................................................................................................................. 14 Vizioncore Support Policy...................................................................................................................................... 14

vRanger Pro DPP Overview ..............................................................................................................................15Virtualization and VMware Overview.............................................................................................................................. 16 vRanger Pro DPP Overview........................................................................................................................................... 16 VMware ESX 4 and ESXi Support......................................................................................................................... 16 My Jobs View ........................................................................................................................................................ 16 Startup Wizard....................................................................................................................................................... 17 Resource Management ......................................................................................................................................... 17 Flexibility in Backup Options.................................................................................................................................. 17 Restore .................................................................................................................................................................. 18 Restore a Repository............................................................................................................................................. 18 Email Notification and Reports .............................................................................................................................. 18 Direct to Target Architecture.................................................................................................................................. 18 Skipping VMs and Virtual Hard Disks.................................................................................................................... 18 VMware VSS Support............................................................................................................................................ 19

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vRanger Pro DPP User GuidePowerShell Access and vAPI................................................................................................................................. 19 Encryption .............................................................................................................................................................. 19 Language Localizations ......................................................................................................................................... 19 Reports .................................................................................................................................................................. 19 Integration with vMotion ......................................................................................................................................... 20

Configuration..................................................................................................................................................... 21Configuration .................................................................................................................................................................. 22 Configuration through the Startup Wizard ...................................................................................................................... 23 Select a License..................................................................................................................................................... 23 VirtualCenters ........................................................................................................................................................ 24 Hosts Information................................................................................................................................................... 24 Add and License Hosts .......................................................................................................................................... 25 Add Repositories.................................................................................................................................................... 25 Set up Mail Server Information and Add Email Addresses .................................................................................... 26 Configuration without Using the Startup Wizard ............................................................................................................. 27 Add a vCenter ........................................................................................................................................................ 27 Add Hosts and Credentials .................................................................................................................................... 27 Add a Repository ................................................................................................................................................... 28 Configure an SMTP server .......................................................................................................