You need to plan the backup and recovery of your VMware environment carefully, depending on your requirements. The reason for recovery might require one of the following main strategies:
•Recovery from a failed or corrupted LUN or volume
•Recovery from a failed server (guest)
•Recovery from accidental deletion of user files
For information about recovery from a failed storage system, ESX server, or whole server environment, see Chapter 12, “High availability and disaster recovery” on page 215
Recovery of a snapshot can be done ...