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Root access to SMA 100 series
07/01/2021 0 541
Veaam backups are being popular to gather and automate scheduled VM backups , in cases of VM recovery.
To do a veaam backup of a running VM, root access of the VM is required.
There have been queries if SonicWall offers root access/password to SMA 100 (500v) appliances.
SonicWall does not provide root access to the SMA100 (500v).
NOTE: You cannot restore a 500v from a VM snapshot taken while the 500v is running. The appliance will be successfully restored from a VM snapshot taken while the 500v appliance is powered off.