Using the Add Protection option

  1. Right-click the VMware resource (VM, datastore, or storage folder) and then click HPE RMC-V Actions > Add Protection.
  2. Specify the following details:
    Copy Policy

    Click Select and then select an existing Copy Policy. If you want to modify the Policy settings, click View options that can be modified for current protection and then make the required modifications.


    If the Copy Policy has AUTO option selected in any of the fields, then you cannot add protection for a storage folder or Protection Group.

    Protection Group

    You can add the resource to an existing Protection Group or to a new Group. In case you are creating a Protection Group, specify a name and description for the Group.

    Application Consistent

    To create application-consistent snapshots, turn on the toggle.

    Effective From

    Select the date and time from when the schedule has to start. To set the current time as the start time, click Now.

    Email Notification

    Click Select and then select an email notification.

  3. Click Next.

    RMC-V validates the protection.

  4. At the prompt, click Protect.