Tag Archives: Snapshot

How to deploy and configure VMware Data Protection (VDP) 5.5?

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) is a robust, simple to deploy, disk-based backup and recovery solution. VDP is fully integrated with the VMware vCenter Server and enables centralized and efficient management of backup jobs while storing backups in de duplicated destination storage locations. The benefits of vSphere Data Protection (VDP) are as follows: Provides fast and efficient data protection… Read More »

How to cancel a hang task in vCenter or ESXi host?

Recently my customer wanted to cancel a "creating a snapshot" task. The task was created by backup application. Unfortunately the cancel option was greyed so wow to cancel it? I will show this in the following post. At first you have to investigate where a hang process exists (Clicking summary tab on VM). Then: Log in to ESXi… Read More »