[Animated Tutorial] How to Change VM Quiesce Settings


Steps to change VM settings to Crash Consistent, Application Consistent, or Application Aware for VMs which have specific quiescing needs


Follow this guide to fine-tune a VM's quiesce settings.  For example, configure an Exchange VM as "Application Aware" to truncates its logs during VMware full and incremental backups.

For more detailed information about quiesce settings, see the Quiesce settings for host-level backups in the Administrator Guide.


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1. Navigate to Configure > Protected Assets

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2. Expand your virtual host to see the list of VMs

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3. Select a VM which needs to have the quiesce settings changed and click Edit

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4. Select the appropriate quiesce setting and click Save

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