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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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Configuring vRanger manually

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Configuring vRanger > Configuring vRanger manually

The following instructions describe how to configure vRanger without using the Startup Wizard by manually adding the servers you want to protect. You can manually add VMware® and Hyper-V® VMs, physical machines, and repositories, as well as the configurations necessary for email notifications.

Adding a vCenter

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In the My Inventory view, click the VMware tab.
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Click the Add icon, and then click Virtual Center.
The Add VirtualCenter Credentials dialog box appears.
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In the DNS Name or IP field, enter the FQDN or IP address of the VMware® vCenter Server™.
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In the User Name field, enter the name of an account with privileges on the vCenter Server.
NOTE: The user name for the vCenter credential should be entered in the username@domain format, rather than domain\username. Sometimes, the domain name might not be required. Avoid special characters in the user name.

If these credentials are changed in the future, you must restart the vRanger Service to recognize the changes.
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In the User Password field, enter the password for the preceding account.
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Click Connect.

Adding a vCloud Director

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Complete the steps in the following procedure to add a VMware® vCloud Director® server for vRanger backup.
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In the My Inventory view, click the vCloud tab.
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Click the Add icon, and then click vCloud Director.
The Add vCloud Director Credentials dialog box appears.
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In the DNS Name or IP field, enter the FQDN or IP address of the vCloud Director server.
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In the User Name field, enter the name of an account with administrator privileges on the vCloud Director server.
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In the User Password field, enter the password for the preceding account.
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Click Connect.
You are prompted to add credentials for each VMware® vCenter Server™ attached to the vCloud Director.
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In the Add vCloud Director Credentials dialog box, identify any vCenter Servers for which credentials are not configured.
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Click Done.

Adding an ESXi server

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1
In the My Inventory view, click the VMware tab.
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Click the Add icon, and then click ESX Host.
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In the DNS Name or IP field, enter the FQDN or IP address of the Host.
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In the User Name field, enter an account for the host.
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In the User Password field, enter the password for the preceding account.
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In the Root Password field, enter the password for the root account.
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Click Connect.
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