This section will explain how you can add an NFS Proxy to RecoveryManager Plus. The NFS Proxy will be used to perform instant reccovery of your VMware virtual machines.
To add a new NFS Proxy,
- Open RecoveryManager Plus as an administrator and navigate to Virtual Environment tab → Repository → Proxy.
- Click the Add New Proxy button located at the top-right corner of the page.
- On the pop-up that appears, select the server/repository which you’d like to add as the proxy from the drop-down box. If you have no server or repository configured, enter the IP address of the server in the text box provided in the drop-down box and click Add.
- Provide the username and password of an administrator of the server/repository and click Next.
- In the file browser that appears, select a location in the server/repository where you sih to mount the backup files and click Next.
- The screen will now display the summary of all the choices made; Machine name, user name, and the mount point. Verify the validity of your choices and click Next to add the NFS Proxy.
Once you’ve added an NFS Proxy, you’ll be presented with a dashboard that provides the following information:
- Server Name – The name of the server in which the proxy has been created.
- User Name – The user name used to configure the proxy.
- Mount Point – The selected mounting point where the NFS datastore will be created.
- Datastore Name – The actual name of the NFS datastore that will be mounted in the ESXi.
Once you’ve added a proxy, you can perform the following operations:
- Edit the credentials of the account with which the proxy was added.
- Delete the NFS Proxy.
Edit the credentials of the account with which the proxy was added
To edit the credentials,
- Click the icon located in the Action column of the proxy.
- In the pop-up that appears, enter the updated User Name and Password and click Save.
Delete the NFS Proxy
To delete an NFS Proxy,
- Click the button located in the Action column of the NFS Proxy.
- Click Yes in the confirmation pop-up.