Back up the system and hosts

Back up the VxBlock System configuration and hosts.

Procedure

  1. See the appropriate Administration Guide to back up the VxBlock System configuration and hosts.
  2. To back up and restore options for the VMware vCenter Server, see https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2149237 or the VMware vCenter Server Installation and Setup Guide.
  3. (Optional) To back up VMware vCSA 6.5 or 6.7 certificates on the AMP, see https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2091961.
  4. Inspect all hardware components to verify that there are no visible faults (amber lights). All components should be in the ready state and free from errors and alarms.
  5. Clone the management VMs during the maintenance window.