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Thin Clients, VDI and Linux integration from the front lines.... Raw and sometimes unedited notes based on my experiences with VMware, Thin Clients, Linux etc.

Daniel Petri has always been coming up with some very useful info, and in this post he covers Backup tools for your virtual environment 

3 VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) utilities you should know

In our previous article, "What you need to know about VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB)", we provided an overview of how VCB can help you. In this article, we will explore the command line utilities provided with VCB. There is no GUI interface for VCB so these tools are THE tools that you get with VCB. Because of that, if you are using VCB, you must know how to use these CLI tools well. Let's take a look...


Intro to VCB CLI utilities

All executable VCB commands are located in the directory C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Consolidated Backup Framework. As I said, there is no GUI for VCB so if you are using VCB, you have to know how to manipulate options and switches for these CLI utilities.

With that, let's get started, more at source...

Posted on Thursday, September 6, 2007 3:53 PM VMware and other Virtualization tools | Back to top

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Good article, the author thanks!
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