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Veeam Explorer for SAN Snapshots

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Veeam Backup & Replication fully automates the operation of mounting the SAN snapshot to the ESX(i) host, allowing you to restore VMware VM data directly from SAN snapshots on HP LeftHand, HP StoreVirtual VSA and HP 3PAR StoreServ.

This component is installed together with Veeam backup server.


Backup from Storage Snapshots functionality is available only in the Enterprise Plus edition of Veeam Backup & Replication.

Veeam Explorer for SAN Snapshots offers a variety of restore options:

You can instantly restore an entire VM

You can restore VM guest OS files (Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and other)

You can restore Microsoft Exchange objects from HP SAN snapshots

You can restore Microsoft SharePoint objects from HP SAN snapshots

For more information, refer to Veeam Backup & Replication documentation at

See also: Backup from Storage Snapshot

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