Deciding whether to read the Data Protection Guide for VMs and Datastores

This information describes how to use the SnapCenter vSphere web client on vCenter to perform backup and restore operations on VMware virtual machines (VMs), VMDKs, and datastores. The SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere also supports SnapCenter application-specific plug-ins in protecting virtualized databases and file systems.

You should read this information if you want to use SnapCenter in the following ways:

You should have already performed the following:

You can also use the following information to help accomplish your data protection goals: