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 Post subject: RMC/Azure/MABS
PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:56 am 

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Anyone used HPE RMC to backup VMs directly to the cloud?

The information online seems scant, but I gather that the RMC in Azure for instance is there only to serve as a place to copy data that is backed up to a local StorOnce Appliance on prem, rather than stream backup data directly from on-prem to the cloud?

It seems doing exactly that is what Azure MABS does, and sucks your VM data directly off vCenter and into your azure backup vault.

I had wondered if it was possible to setup RMC and use its built in vCenter plug in niceties to back up vms to the cloud from a mouse click inside vCenter. If not, then I guess we go down the MABS route, which as far as Im aware has no vCenter plug in yet.

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 Post subject: Re: RMC/Azure/MABS
PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:17 pm 
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Directly to the cloud would be facilitated with the HPE Cloud volumes. RMC can snap/sync a local Nimble/3PAR/Primera volume to a Nimble array in the cloud, or visa versa. The Cloud Volume can be mounted to cloud compute via iSCSI.


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