Learn advanced automation concepts with FlashCopy Manager for VMware

Learn how to leverage the FlashCopy Manager for VMware command-line interface for automating your data protection strategy.

From the developerWorks archives

Frank Lautenbach and Thorsten Gosert

Date archived: December 13, 2016 | First published: November 26, 2012

This article uncovers flexible automation possibilities of FlashCopy® Manager for VMware by using its command-line interface in combination with scripting and the VMware vSphere SDK for Perl. You can create advanced data protection scenarios for highly dynamic vSphere environments, that are not possible with the Data Protection for VMware vCenter GUI plug-in, by using these methods.

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