Search our FAQs, knowledge base, blogs and other resources!

Does Instant Restore Supports ESXi Free Version?

Unfortunately, instant restore (running a VM directly from backup); will require the vADP which is only available in ESXi Paid Versions. On the other hand, you could also consider using Hyper-V to run the VMs.

However please note, when instant restore VM onto Hyper-V, there is a manual step involved during Finalization. Details as described here

your image
rhipe Strategy and Enablement Team