- SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV) 4.3 or later
- NetApp Data Broker (NDB)
Yes, the MySQL backup can be used in case the current virtual appliance becomes unavailable.
- In the case of SCV4.3, SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere 4.3 Data Protection Guide describes as below.
P.63 Disabling and enabling SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
1. Optional: Back up the SnapCenter VMware plug-in MySQL repository in case you want to restore it to a new virtual appliance.
- Related article: How to download/upload MySQL backup files of NetApp Data Broker