How to Backup Hyper-V Guests
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Hyper-V guests can be backed up using Attix5 Pro Server Edition and the VSS plugin.
- Install the VSS plugin using the plugin installer (see the following FAQ for details)
- Expand the VSS Plug-in in the backup selection tree, then Other, and Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer.
- You can then select your virtual machine by right clicking the virtual machine names underneath and selecting Include.
When backing up Hyper-V guests, it is highly recommended to ensure that “Streaming Backup” is enabled under disk properties.
Hyper-V guest machines can be relatively large, and the “dump space” required for Staged mode can be considerable, so is not recommended.
Posted by: John Atkins
- Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 9:09 PM. This article has been viewed 2650 times.
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