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Backup Sources for the HubStor Backup Service


The HubStor Backup Service currently supports VMware and Hyper-V platforms. Azure VM backups will be supported in upcoming versions.

Add Backup Source Wizard

Launch the backup source wizard by right clicking the "All Content" node and selecting "Add backup sourceā€¦.".




Select and configure a platform using the wizard. You can find more information about configuring platforms in the sections below.

VMware Connection




Display Name: A name for this connection. The name will display under the "All Content" node
Server Type: Select either ESXi or vCenter.
Host: The IP address or hostname for the VMware server.
User Name: A user name with permission to administer the VMware server. This account must have the ability to create snapshots. 
Password: A password for the user name above
Thumbprint: Click the auto-populate button to populate the SSL certificate thumbprint for the VMware server.
Port: The port number for connections to the source server. Default is 443
NFC Port: The Network File Copy (NFC) port for the source server. Default is 902 (this port should be open in the firewall)
View Mode: (vCenter only) Select either "Hosts and Clusters" or "VMs and Templates", depending on how you like to manage vCenter.
Note: If you change the view mode after assigning backup policies, inherited backup policies will no longer work as you expect.

Hyper-V Connection




Display Name: A name for this connection. The name will display under the "All Content" node
Server Type: Choose from the drop-down
Host: Enter the name of the Hyper-V server
User Name: Enter the username for an account that is part of the Hyper-V administrators group
Password: Enter the password for this user account
Staging Local Path: This must be a local share on each host and must be the same on each host. UNC paths are not supported. The service account must have read/write access. 
Staging Share Name: Enter the Share name

Azure Connection


For the information required to connect to Azure, please see CREATING AN AZURE SERVICE PRINCIPAL FOR THE HUBSTOR BACKUP SERVICE.
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