Microsoft Hyper-V backup options

Article:HOWTO23066  |  Created: 2010-01-01  |  Updated: 2011-06-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23066
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Microsoft Hyper-V backup options

You can set the following options for each backup job that you create for Microsoft Hyper-V.

See Backing up data by using the Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V.

Table: Microsoft Hyper-V backup options

Item

Description

Backup method

Displays the Full backup method. Full is the only available backup method.

Exclude virtual machines that must be put in a saved state to back up

Excludes from the backup all offline virtual machines that do not support online backups and that are in a running state when the backup begins.

Back up virtual machines that are powered off

Enables Backup Exec to back up virtual machines that are turned off.

Use Backup Exec Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) to enable the restore of individual files and folders from Virtual Machines

Enables individual files and folders to be restored from the full backup.

You must install the Remote Agent for Windows Systems on the virtual machine on which you want to restore the data. The Remote Agent for Windows Systems does not have to be installed on the virtual machine to back up the data.

Edit

Lets you change the GRT settings for Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, and SQL.

Microsoft Active Directory

Indicates whether GRT is enabled or disabled for Microsoft Active Directory on the virtual machine. It is enabled by default.

Microsoft Exchange

Indicates whether GRT is enabled or disabled for Microsoft Exchange on the virtual machine. It is enabled by default.

Microsoft SQL

Indicates whether GRT is enabled or disabled for Microsoft SQL on the virtual machine. It is enabled by default.


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