About the Agent for VMware
The Symantec Backup Exec
Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure (Agent for VMware) lets you
back up and restore virtual machines that use ESX or Virtual
With the Agent for VMware, you can do the
Increase the effectiveness of VMware Virtual
Infrastructure, including VMware ESX server, VMware VirtualCenter,
and VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB).
Use VirtualCenter to automatically discover of ESX
servers and virtual machines.
Use the VMware VCB framework to perform off-host
snapshot backups without the use of VCB scripting or an application
agent or a database agent on the ESX server.
Perform LAN, SAN, and iSCSI VCB backups of virtual
machines without installing an application agent or a database
agent on the virtual machines.
Back up to tape or to backup-to-disk folders.
Use Backup Exec's Granular Recovery Technology
(GRT) to restore individual files and folders from full Windows
Ensure consistent backups of VSS-compliant
applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft
SharePoint, and Microsoft Active Directory.
Configure individual restore jobs.
See About restoring
VMware virtual resources.