System administrators are responsible for backing up the full vCloud Automation Center installation on a regular basis.

A complete backup includes the following components:

IaaS MS SQL database

PostgreSQL database

Identity Appliance or other SSO appliance

vCloud Automation Center Appliance

IaaS components

(Optional) Application Services load balancers

(Optional) Load balancers that support your distributed deployment. Consult the vendor documentation for your load balancer for information about back up considerations.

Minimize the number of active transactions before you begin the backup and back up all databases at the same time.

You can rename a virtual appliance host name when you restore an installation. For information about renaming hosts, see Renaming Virtual Appliance Hosts.