Neverfail for VirtualCenter - Application Module eXtension - Feature List

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Summary

This Knowledgebase article explains the protection offered by the Neverfail for VirtualCenter AM(X).


More Information

Neverfail for VirtualCenter AM(X) is a Neverfail for SQL Server Application Module eXtension (AMX) that proactively monitors your VMware VirtualCenter and VMware License Server environment. Neverfail for VirtualCenter AM(X) provides protection for all associated VMware VirtualCenter and VMware License Server configuration data, services, application data files, and log files while Neverfail for SQL Server provides protection for the databases. Please note that SQL Server instances added after Neverfail for SQL Server is installed will not be protected. The following configurations of VMware VirtualCenter are supported:

VMware VirtualCenter
  • All registry data, log and application configuration files
VMware License Server
  • All registry data, log and application configuration files
Neverfail for SQL Server
  • The SQL Server instances and databases for VMware VirtualCenter

Protected Services

This is a list of all services protected by this AM(X).

VMware VirtualCenter

  • VMware Virtual Mount Manager Extended (Vmount2) service
  • VMware VirtualCenter Server (Vpxd) service
  • VMware Virtual Infrastructure Web Access (webAccess) service

VMware License Server

  • VMware License Server service

When the AM(X) is installed, all protected services will be set to manual unless otherwise stated.

Protected Data

This is a description of the protected data set that was determined at AM(X) install time. Please note that exact filters will be based on the configuration of the application AM(X) when it was installed.

VMware VirtualCenter

  • All registry data and program files
  • All installed VMware VirtualCenter database instances discovered at install time
  • All the databases for the protected VMware VirtualCenter database instances

VMware License Server

  • All registry data and program files
  • All installed VMware License Server database instances discovered at install time
  • All the databases for the protected VMware License Server database instances

Automatic Filter Discovery

The AM(X) does not provide a filter discovery component.

Automatic Filter Discovery is provided by Neverfail for SQL Server AM(X) and detects new databases and logs. For detailed information about the Automated Filter Discovery in Neverfail for SQL Server, please refer to Knowledgebase article #398 - 'Automated filter discovery in Neverfail for SQL Server'.

Unsupported Components or Features

The AM(X) does not protect the following application features or components:

  • This AM(X) does not support deployments with Oracle.
  • This version of Neverfail for VirtualCenter is designed for LAN deployment only and will not operate in a WAN environment properly.
  • This version of Neverfail for VirtualCenter does not support the use of custom ports.


Applies To

All Versions


Related Information

None

KBID-1343

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