• Ensure that the physical server is running a supported operating system. Refer to for more information.
• HotAdd cannot be used if the VMFS block size of the datastore containing the VM folder for the target VM does not match the VMFS block size of the datastore containing the vRanger VM. For example, if you back up a virtual disk on a datastore with 1 MB blocks, the proxy must also be on a datastore with 1 MB blocks.
To perform FLR from a Windows® VM, the VM must be a supported disk type. For more information, see .
• vRanger requires you to recover the Linux files to an intermediate Windows® machine. When you recover Linux files to a Windows machine, you lose the file permissions.