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Veeam Management Pack 8.0 Update 6 for System Center
Veeam MP for VMware User Guides

Advanced Configuration Example

The monitoring criteria for this configuration are:

  • 2 vCenter Servers should be connected
  • For vCenter Server №1 (Production systems):
    • All clusters, hosts and VMs should be monitored
    • High-availability data collection backend is a requirement
  • For vCenter Server №2 (Development/Test systems):  
    • All clusters and hosts should be monitored
    • Virtual Machines should not be monitored
    • High-availability data collection backend is not required
    • Collection interval of 10 minutes is sufficient

This example will illustrate a more advanced Veeam back-end configuration, requiring the use of multiple Collectors, monitoring groups, and customizing collection settings.

This example assumes that the following sections in the Installation Guide have been followed:

  • Single-server installation (to provision the VE Service, UI and one Collector)
  • Collector-only installation (repeated twice, to provision two additional Collector servers)

Advanced Configuration Example Note:

To predict the number of Collectors required for the monitoring load, use the Veeam MP for VMware Sizing Calculator. For full details, see the Architecture Overview Guide.

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