Example: Find and protect

The following procedure is the example for demonstrating how to find unprotected VMs and protect them by creating a Protection Group.


  1. In the search bar, type vm and press enter. You can search for any partial name or type an asterisk * wildcard. The Search page is displayed with a list of objects that contain vm in the name.
  2. Optionally, refine the list by selecting check boxes from the menu options.
    1. Under Status, select the Unprotected checkbox.
    2. Under Type, select the Virtual Machines checkbox. More options are displayed based on the infrastructure that you select.
    3. Under Virtual Machines, select the VMware checkbox.

    The list of objects is automatically updated to display only unprotected VMware VMs.

  3. Select a VM in the center of the page. Details about the VM are displayed on the right side of the page.
  4. Click Protect.
  5. Select Protection Group and click New Job.
  6. The New Job page is displayed and you can create a job to protect the VM.
  7. When you are finished configuring the Protection Group, click Protect to create the job and return to the Search page.