vCD Backup Jobs

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    For VMs managed by VMware vCloud Director, Veeam Backup & Replication offers a special type of the backup job — vCD backup job. vCD backup jobs process VMware vCloud Director objects, ensure their proper restore and support of vCloud-specific features.

    It is recommended that you use vCD backup jobs to back up VMs managed by VMware vCloud Director. If you back up VMs managed by VMware vCloud Director using a regular backup job, Veeam Backup & Replication will perform backup at the level of the underlying vCenter Server and will not capture vApp metadata. As a result, you will not be able to restore a fully-functioning VM to VMware vCloud Director.