vSphere VADP: Application Consistent Backup and Recovery Solution

Calsoft was engaged with the client in developing VMware vSphere Custom Backup with Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) for Application Consistent Snapshots.


  • Overcome performance issues of VMware vSphere for application consistent snapshots during creation, deletion and using snapshots as backups. With VSS, snapshot time was reduced by 60%
  • Created application consistent hot backups of a VM using VSS and bypassing the VMware snapshotting mechanism
  • Health check for various VSS components, Windows Services and status of client VSS Hardware Provider
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