Improving Backup Performance over WAN

Product version: 9.0

Last modified: 27 September 2019


What is the best practice for achieving the best performance of backups over WAN?


To achieve maximum performance over WAN, follow the steps below:

  1. Install a new Transporter instance in the remote site where the Backup Repository is located.

  2. Add the newly installed Transporter to the product.

  3. Edit the Backup Repository and choose the newly added Transporter from the Assigned Transporter drop-down list.

    At this point, the VM backup data flow is as follows:

  4. Edit the backup job and make sure the Enable network acceleration option is selected in Backup Job Wizard for VMware: Options.