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Implement and configure AWS Backup for VMware Cloud on AWS VM workloads

In our previous post we saw the design of the AWS Backup on VMC. In this post we’re going through the implementation steps As per the design and best practice, we are going to use the ENI for the Backup traffic CREATE A VPC ENDPOINT  TO CREATE AN INTERFACE ENDPOINT FOR AN AWS SERVICE 1. Open the Amazon VPC console at    2. In the navigation pane, choose Endpoints 3. Choose Create endpoint 4. Name the endpoint   5. For Service category, choose AWS services 6. For Service name, search “ Backup ” and select “ backup-gateway ” service from the dropdown 7. For VPC, select the VPC which we used for SDDC deployment and extension 8. To create an interface endpoint for Amazon S3, you must “uncheck” Additional settings, Enable DNS name. This is because Amazon S3 does not support private DNS for interface VPC endpoints 9. For  Subnets , select one subnet per Availability Zone which we used for SDDC VMC selection  10. For Security group , sel

Onboarding experience of VMware ON AWS in Production Environment-Part2

 VMware ON AWS Deployment - Requirements.  As mentioned in the previous post , when we are set with the project objective, we need to prepare the items mentioned in the VMC deployment checklist. Some of the basic requirements are,  The AWS account details - When we deploy our SDDC on VMware Cloud on AWS, it is created within an AWS account and a VPC dedicated to your organisation and managed by VMware. We must also connect the SDDC to an AWS account belonging to us, called the customer AWS account . This connection allows our SDDC to access AWS services belonging to our org  account. SDDC Management subnets - This is the most critical part of the deployment. Choosing the right network for SDDC and connect back to ON-Premise network (check with network team to make sure you provide unique range of CIDR, ASN etc to avoid conflicts)  Connectivity to On-Premise DC and VMC - There are different ways to connect to the On-Prem DC, using IPsec VPN, AWS Direct Connect, Hybrid Cloud Extension