vProtect Guide – oVirt | Red Hat Virtualization UI integration

oVirt / Red Hat Virtualization UI integration was introduced with vProtect 3.9 update 1.

With this release, you get the brand new option called “VM Backup” added to oVirt / Red Hat Virtualization UI. It gives you insight into the crucial information from vProtect admin console:

  • protection stats,
  • task success rate,
  • available resources.

It consists of three primary tabs: dashboard, virtual machines, and task console.

Integration process

This integration allows the administrator not only monitor tasks progress and other things related to storage space or backup performance. In addition, in a simple and intuitive way, it allows, for example, to assign virtual machines to selected backup policies, perform backups or restore selected machines on demand.

Let’s take a look at how it works in practice, but it’s up to you how you will use it to improve your work.

What are the advantages of integrating vProtect with the native oVirt | RHV UI?

  • The ability to manage all data protection processes directly from the oVirt / RHV user interface
  • Streamlining and simplifying backup and recovery processes, which saves the administrator’s time.
  • The integration gives administrators a better user experience.
  • Instant insight into backup/restore tasks and stats.

Sample screens:

Steps Example screen
“VM Backup” tab added to oVirt / Red Hat Virtualization UI.
vProtect dashboard with on-demand synchronization option. The synchronization takes place every hour automatically.
All virtual machines with their status.
Possibility to assign appropriate backup policies to selected virtual machines using tags.
Possibility of performing backup or restore processes on demand.
All actions and tasks are visible both from the oVirt / RHV console and from vProtect.
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text written by:

Pawel Maczka, CTO at Storware