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Monday, November 19, 2018

How to Create an Empty Folder for VAO Templates?

In this post, we are going to look on how to create an empty folder for VAO Template to re-protect VM.

When you want to create a backup job for VAO Template, you cannot select Host, Cluster or VM. You should point to an empty folder.

To do so, follow this steps:

1. Access to vcenter console
2. On the Host, right click select New Folder | New VM and Template Folder. Name it "Empty for VAO'

3. Return to Veeam Backup Console, create a new job with description put [VAO TEMPLATE].

4. Navigate to VM & Templates object & select "Empty for VAO" folder

5. Final result your job should consist only Empty Folder with the size 0.

That should do the trick! Complete the wizard to create a VAO Template to reprotect your VM.