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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
User Guide for VMware vSphere

Encrypted VMs

Veeam Backup & Replication provides support for encrypted VMware vSphere VMs.

Backup of Encrypted VMs

Veeam Backup & Replication lets you back up encrypted VMs. The backup infrastructure must meet the following requirements:

Replication of Encrypted VMs

Veeam Backup & Replication lets you replicate encrypted VMs. The backup infrastructure must meet the following requirements:

Limitations for Replication of Encrypted VMs

Multi-OS file-level restore for encrypted VM replicas is not supported.

Restore of Encrypted VMs

Veeam Backup & Replication supports restore of encrypted VMs. You have the following restore options:

To let Veeam Backup & Replication successfully restore an encrypted VMs, the backup infrastructure must meet the following requirements:

If a VM has several disks, you can optionally restore some disks as encrypted and some disks as unencrypted. Keep in mind, however, that the VM configuration file must always be placed on a datastore to which the VM Encryption policy is assigned.

Failback of Encrypted VMs

During failback, Veeam Backup & Replication lets you restore a VM as encrypted. To let Veeam Backup & Replication successfully restore an encrypted VMs, the backup infrastructure must meet the following requirements:

If a VM has several disks, you can optionally restore some disks as encrypted and some disks as unencrypted. Keep in mind, however, that the VM configuration file must always be placed on a datastore to which the VM Encryption policy is assigned.

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