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vRanger 7.8 - User Guide

Introduction Configuring vRanger
Configuration overview Configuring vRanger through the Startup Wizard Configuring vRanger manually Supplemental instructions: additional repository types
Using vRanger Backup Restore Replicate VMs Reports Integrating and monitoring vRanger Using the vRanger Console vAPI Cmdlet details
Add-BackupGroupEntity Add-BackupJobTemplate Add-CIFSRepository Add-DdbReplicationRepository Add-DdbRepository Add-EsxHost Add-HypervCluster Add-HypervHost Add-HypervRestoreJobTemplate Add-NFSRepository Add-NVSDRepository Add-PhysicalMachine Add-RdaRepository Add-ReplicationJobTemplate Add-RestoreFromManifestJobTemplate Add-RestoreJobTemplate Add-VirtualAppforLinuxFLR Add-VirtualAppforLinuxFLRVA Add-VirtualCenter Disable-Job Dismount-LinuxVolume Enable-Job Get-AddressBook Get-BackupGroupEntity Get-CatalogSearchData Get-CatalogStatus Get-ConfigOption Get-Connection Get-CurrentTemplateVersionID Get-Datastore Get-GlobalTransportFailover Get-InventoryEntity Get-IsInventoryRefreshing Get-Job Get-JobTemplate Get-MonitorLog Get-Network Get-PhysicalMachineDiskMap Get-Repository Get-RepositoryJob Get-RepositorySavePoint Get-RestoreDiskMap Get-SavepointDisk Get-SavepointManifest Get-Savepoints Get-TransportFailover Get-VirtualApplianceConfig Get-VirtualApplianceDeploymentStatus Get-VirtualApplianceReconfigStatus Get-VirtualMachinesUnderInventory Get-VmDisk Get-VMDKVolume Install-VirtualAppliance Mount-LinuxVolume New-BackupFlag New-BackupGroupMember New-Daily Schedule New-EmailAddress New-IntervalSchedule New-MonthlySchedule New-ReplicationFlag New-RestoreFlag New-SMTPServer New-TransportConfiguration New-VirtualAppliance New-WeeklySchedule New-YearlySchedule Remove-AllMount Remove-BackupGroupEntity Remove-BackupGroupMember Remove-Catalog Remove-DdbStorageUnit Remove-JobTemplate Remove-LinuxVolume Remove-Repository Remove-SavePoint Remove-VirtualAppliance Remove-VirtualApplianceConfiguration Run-JobsNow Run-ReplicationFailover Run-ResumeReplicationFailover Run-TestReplicationFailover Set-Cataloging Set-CBTonVM Set-LinuxVolume Set-MountPath Set-Resources Stop-vRangerJob Update-BackupJobTemplate Update-GlobalTransportFailover Update-HypervRestoreJobTemplate Update-Inventory Update-ReplicationJobTemplate Update-RestoreJobTemplate Update-VirtualAppliance Update-VirtualApplianceConfiguration
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Managing VM host licensing

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Configuring vRanger > Configuring vRanger manually > Managing VM host licensing

NOTE: The Virtual Machine Hosts license applies equally to both Hyper-V® and VMware® hosts. They are treated the same in terms of licensing.
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Under the Licensing node, click Virtual Machine Hosts.
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In the Currently Installed Licenses section, view the CPUs Allowed value to confirm the number of sockets that are licensed for protection.
The Licensed Virtual Machine Hosts section lists the managed hosts, the number of CPUs for each host, and the licensed features for that host. The CPUs column indicates the license “cost” of each host.
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In the Backup or Replication column, or both, select or clear hosts until you have used all the available licenses, or until all your hosts are protected.
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Managing physical machine licensing

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Configuring vRanger > Configuring vRanger manually > Managing physical machine licensing

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Under the Licensing node, click Physical Machine.
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In the Currently Installed Licenses section, view the Machines Allowed value to confirm the total number of physical machines licenses available.
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In the Physical Backup column, select or clear machines until you have used all the available licenses, or until all your machines are protected.
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Managing job configuration settings

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Configuring vRanger > Configuring vRanger manually > Managing job configuration settings

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In the Resource Management section, set a maximum for the number of tasks that can be run:
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In the Timeout section, populate the Task Timeout (1 - 999 hours) field — the default is 24.
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In the Minimum space needed on host (GB) field, enter a number — the default is 6.
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Enabling cataloging options

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Configuring vRanger > Configuring vRanger manually > Enabling cataloging options

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Under the My Jobs node, click Catalog.
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Select Enable Catalog Data Collection.
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Path: By default, vRanger does not catalog any files in the following directories. Path filtering is determined by entries in the PathFilterTokens.txt file, at C:\Program Files\Quest\vRanger\Configuration.
File: By default, vRanger does not catalog files of the following type. File filtering is determined by entries in the FilesFilterTokens.txt file, at C:\Program Files\Quest\vRanger\CatalogManager\Config\Files.
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