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Further steps after initial configuration of Cloud Failover Appliance

After you configure the Cloud Failover Appliance (CFA) for initial operation, implementation specialists will walk you through the next steps:

  • enabling replication to the appropriate cloud region

  • configuring clients for physical and virtual machines

  • configuring backup sets, schedules, and retention settings

Before the first implementation call, please make sure the following information is available:

Purpose Required details
VMware virtual machine backup VMware vSphere admin account credentials; vCenter Server or ESXi host IP address
Hyper-V virtual machine backup Local admin account credentials
Disaster recovery image backup Domain or local admin account credentials
Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox backup User email address; credentials of an account that is a member of the Trusted Exchange Group
Microsoft Exchange Server database backup Local admin account credentials
Microsoft SQL Server backup SQL Server admin account credentials