Posted On: Mar 17, 2023
AWS Backup customers can now back up and restore their virtual machines running on VMware vSphere 8. Virtual machines compatible with ESX 3.x and later can use vSphere 8.0. Additionally, AWS Backup gateway now supports backups and restores of virtual machines configured with multiple vNICs (virtual network interface cards).
VMware vSphere 8 is the latest version of VMware vSphere that many users are already using to manage their virtualized compute environments on premises and in VMware Cloud on AWS. Additionally, AWS Backup can now protect virtual machines configured with multiple vNICs, a setup used to separate internal and external network traffic.
AWS Backup support for VMware is available in all Regions except Asia Pacific (Jakarta), China (Beijing), and China (Ningxia) Regions. AWS Backup gateway support is available in all Regions except Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region.