Mounting backup Copies

  • FC HBA WWNs or iSCSI Initiator is enabled and is online in the ESXi server.

  • The host entry containing these WWNs or IQNs are created on the primary storage device.


Mount operations are not supported on VMware VVols.

  1. Navigate to the VMware resource.
  2. Right-click the VMware resource and then click HPE RMC-V Actions > Clone. Alternatively, you can also click Configure > HPE RMC-V Copies > Clone.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Select a Copy from the displayed Copies.

    • Click Select From Date and then select a Copy from the list of available Copies for the selected date. Click SELECT COPY.

  4. Click NEXT.
  5. Select the Mount Only check box.
  6. Select one of the following options and perform the corresponding steps based on your selection:
    Mount On ESXi

    Attaches the snapshot to ESXi host as a datastore.

    1. Select a host from the drop-down list.

    2. Click MOUNT.

    Attach to a Proxy Host

    Attaches the snapshot to a host that the vCenter Server does not manage, but has access to the HPE storage arrays.

    1. Select a proxy host from the drop-down list.