The Latest Release of NutanixCE (ce-2015.11.05-stable) is now supporting the Protection Domain.

You can Access the Data Protection Page by using the following URL https://CVM_IP_Address:9440/console/#page/dr/

“A standard (Async DR) protection domain is a defined group of VMs that are backed up locally on a cluster and optionally replicated to one or more remote sites . This type of protection domain uses asynchronous data replication to create snapshots. Protection domain names must be unique across sites.”

The Following Steps will guide you to create a Protection Domain to backup/Restore a single VM.

Click the Protection Domain and select Async DR.

 

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Enter a name of the protection domain and then click Create.

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Select the VM you want to include in the protection domain from the list of unprotected VMs on the left.

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“A consistency group is a subset of VMs in a protection domain that are treated as a single group and backed up collectively in a snapshot. Protection domains can have multiple consistency groups. You

Can protect a maximum of 50 VMs within any number of consistency groups (up to 50) in a single

protection domain.”

Click Protect Selected VMs and Then Click Next.

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The Schedule screen appears. Click New Schedule.

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Select the appropriate Schedule and the number of the Local Snapshots and then Click Create Schedule.

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Verify the Schedule and then click Close.

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The Protection Domain Group Is shown under the Async DR Table.

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Click on the Local Snapshot to view the available Snapshots. You may notice the Change Bytes column that represents the data that has been changed since the last snapshot.

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To restore the VM, select the preferred Snapshot and click Restore.

Select the VM Name and the Option to overwrite existing VM.

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Click Yes to start the restore and overwrite the current VM.

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The VM has been restored successfully in less than 1 Minute Smile

That’s All Folks…

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