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...
Archiware Pure can access Virtual Machine data using two different methods, usually referred as transport modes. This article will explain how they work and what are their differences. HotAdd transport mode When Archiware Pure is running as a Virtual Ap...
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 ...