NetBackup feature briefings provide brief overviews of individual new features in specific NetBackup releases. The information contained in a feature briefing generally applies to the version the feature is released in and subsequent NetBackup versions. However it should be noted that features are often enhanced in later releases and limitations mentioned in this document may not apply to all versions of NetBackup that support this feature.
The attached document describes the "instant recovery" feature for VMware introduced in NetBackup 7.6. This feature allows a VMware virtual machine to be powered on and accessed directly on the backup storage while the recovery is stilll in progress.