Devices Management in AOMEI Cyber Backup

Before creating backup task, you need to add the devices that you want to backup. AOMEI Cyber Backup supports VMware vSphere, vCenter Servers, ESXi and Hyper-V as well. In the future, databases, PCs, and servers will be supported.

How to Add Devices in AOMEI Cyber Backup

There is no need to install the agent program of device on the computer. Only the device information and account are needed to add the device. 

1. Click "Source Device" on the left menu bar, then select device type VMware or Hyper-V you want to add. Here we take VMware as an example.

Add Source Device

2. Click "Add VMware Device" to add vCenter or Standalone ESXi, then type into the device's IP address or name, then fill in the username and password.

Add Vcenter or ESXi

3. Click "Confirm" to add the device.

TipsIf the adding time of a device is too long, you can click "Add in background", then it will exit the adding page and continue to add this device in the background. Then you can perform other operations on other pages, or even exit the web console.

Add in Background

How to Bind Devices in AOMEI Cyber Backup

After adding the device, you need to authorize license for the device. That is to say, you need to bind a license with the device so that you can create backup for it. When the authorized devices have reached the upper limit of the devices that can be supported by the license, it can no longer continue to authorize new devices unless you upgrade the license.

1. Click "icon" on the added device, select "Bind Device".

Bind Device

2. Check the prompt information and click "Confirm" to bind the device.

Tips: After the device is successfully bound, it cannot be unbound or transfer the license to a new device.

Manage Added Devices

You can manage added devices by clicking the "icon" button.

Details: Check the device information.

EditIf the login certificate of the device is changed, you can select "​​​​​​​Edit", then type into the new certificate.

Delete: When the device is deleted, it will be unable to continue to backup for the device. If there are related tasks for the device, you need to first delete the corresponding tasks, then delete the device. Please note deleting a device will not de-authorize the device.

RefreshIf there are newly added or deleted virtual machines, you can click "Refresh" to display the new list of virtual machines.

Manage Device

Note: When adding a Hyper-V device, to ensure the smooth running of the Hyper-V task, you need to manually download the configuration file and run it on the Hyper-V device to be added.