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Automatic ESXi backups, is this possible?

Since ESXi does not support software RAID, the only option would be to use a hardware RAID controller. However, I would like to avoid buying one for a while, until I finally decide to keep using ESXi ...
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ESXi 4.1 Do i need backup vmfs metadata files

I've done a backup of the content of my datastore in order to move it from RAID 0 to RAID 5. I've backup every files except vmfs file (.fbb.sf, .fdc.sf, .pbc.sf, .sbc.sf, .vh.sf). Do i need those ...
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Backup virtual machines from VMware ESXi 5 to network storage [closed]

I'd like to be able to create snapshots of the VMs on my VMware ESXi 5 server, which can be saved on external network storage. The solution should be free. I already found Trilead VM Explorer, but ...
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vmware ESXi 5.0 snapshot backup failed “500 internal server error”

I'm trying to backup virtual machine on ESXi 5.0 using Trilead Vm Explorer 3.7 but I'm getting 500 internal server error: 1) Snapshot is created. 2) Files download started. Some files have been ...
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Backup Esxi server installed on a pendrive

I've installed and configured an Esxi server that starts from a usb pendrive. I would like to prepare a perfect clone of it and tape it in my server for the sad day when the 1st one will die. A brutal ...