Knowledgebase : Pure
BACKUP REPOSITORY ORGANISATION Archiware Pure _Backup repository_ consists of one or more _Backup Volumes. _Each _Backup Volume_ is a mount point with an existing file system. Any file system supported by the host OS is acceptable so you have great freedo...
When restoring a Virtual Machine, _Archiware Pure_ follows the vSphere MAC configuration settings originally configured on the backed up VM. If the original VM had the MAC address manually assigned to a certain value, __restored VMs will use the same val...
In order to perform backups, Archiware Pure needs to both create and remove VMware created VM snapshots. In order to guarantee a clean VM state, before a backup starts Archiware Pure will first delete old backup snapshots. IN VERSIONS PRIOR TO 2.0.3, THI...
_Archiware_ _Pure _tracks VMs separately from vSphere. A _Pure_ VM will normally be linked with its vSphere counterpart but it is perfectly normal to have a VM representation in _Pure_ which no longer has its vSphere instance (e.g. when a vSphere VM gets ...