Use API to run ondemand Single VM (Vmware) full backup or initiate restore

Last post 10-23-2020, 7:42 AM by OvdBerg. 1 replies.
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  • Use API to run ondemand Single VM (Vmware) full backup or initiate restore
    Posted: 10-22-2020, 11:08 PM

    VMware  VMs included in multiple Subclients associated with schedules to run incremental (daily)  with Synthetic Full (weekly).

    Can we use API to trigger on-demand Single VM backup (preferably full backup) and initiate Restore?

    Our requirement is  - Include OnDemand full VM backup before any system maintenance activity.



  • Re: Use API to run ondemand Single VM (Vmware) full backup or initiate restore
    Posted: 10-23-2020, 7:42 AM

    Yes. That can be done by leveraging the APIs. See api.commvault.com for a large collection of available API calls. I would recommend to leverage the SDKs for Python or Powershell.

    https://github.com/Commvault/cvpysdk

    https://github.com/Commvault/CVPowershellSDK

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