Can Backup Exec Media Servers be installed on a Guest virtual machine running on an ESX server?
At the time of authoring this article more specific details regarding this type of configuration, within ESXi. were available in VMware KB 1016407.
( https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1016407 )
Currently Veritas do not officially test or certify any libraries for connection via the SCSI pass-through mechanism (see Alternative Configuration note below). Veritas however can confirm that customers that have attempted such a configuration have reported multiple problems that all relate to the reliability of the connectivity to the tape library or drive.
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