At the Datastore step of the wizard, you can select where redo logs must be stored when the VM is running from the backup. Redo logs are auxiliary files used to keep changes that take place when VMs run in the virtual lab. By default, redo logs are stored on the vPower NFS server. However, you can store redo logs on any datastore in the virtual environment. Redirecting redo logs improves recovery performance but makes Storage vMotion not possible for ESXi 5.x and earlier. As soon as a recovery verification job completes, Veeam Backup & Replication deletes redo logs.
To redirect redo logs:
- Select the Redirect write cache check box.
- Click Choose and select a datastore from the list.
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