Altaro VM Backup has a number of services, handing different types of operations and in certain cases it's important to know the role of a specific service.


Below you can find an extensive list of each service's responsibility.


Services on the Altaro VM Backup Console


The list below can also be used for services running on an Altaro Offsite Server machine only.


Display Name                          

Description

Altaro VM Backup Engine

Management of backup schedules and configuration

Altaro VM Backup Deduplication Service

Performs deduplication of data during backup operations

Altaro Offsite Server 6

Altaro Offsite Server for v5 & v6 Offsite Copies

Altaro Offsite Server 8

Altaro Offsite Server for Offsite Copies

Altaro Offsite Server 8 Controller

Provides an interface between the Offsite Server Management Console UI and the Altaro Offsite Server

Altaro VM Backup API Service

Enables a RESTful API interface to Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup Hyper-V Host Agent - N1

Facilitates backup and restore operations for Virtual machines on a Hyper-V Host and/or a VMware Host using VDDK 5.5

Altaro VM Backup Hyper-V Host Agent - N2

Facilitates backup and restore operations for Virtual machines on a VMware Host using VDDK 6.5 & 6.7

Altaro VM Backup Controller

Provides an interface between the Management Console UI and the Altaro VM Backup Service



Services on a Hyper-V Host added to Altaro VM Backup


DisplayName                          

Description

Altaro VM Backup Hyper-V Host Agent - N1

Facilitates backup and restore operations for Virtual machines on a Hyper-V Host and/or a VMware Host using VDDK 5.5

Altaro VM Backup Hyper-V Host Agent - N2

Facilitates backup and restore operations for Virtual machines on a VMware Host using VDDK 6.5 & 6.7

Altaro Offsite Server 6

Altaro Offsite Server for v5 & v6 Offsite Copies

Altaro Offsite Server 8

Altaro Offsite Server for Offsite Copies