Backup as a Service for Cohesity

The SovLabs vRealize Automation Backup-as-a-Service module for Cohesity enables organizations who utilize Cohesity for backup and recovery to now have fully automated policy-driven backups and self-service file and folder-level recovery directly within vRealize Automation, reducing the support burden, lowering risk and increasing end-user satisfaction.


Cohesity 4.x+
VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.x
VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) 7.x
EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud (EHC) 4.x

Quick Start Process

  1. Define Cohesity Cluster endpoint
  2. Define Cohesity Backup Profile
  3. Configure notification
  4. Apply to existing blueprint and provision!


  1. Cohesity Cluster is properly configured
  2. All Linux VMs protected by Cohesity must have the following installed:
    • rsync
    • nfs-utils
    • nfs-utils-lib
    • lsof
  3. Service account with Administrative privileges on the Cohesity Cluster(s)
  4. Existing Protection Job(s) on the Cohesity Cluster(s)