About backup selections for Microsoft Hyper-V

Article:HOWTO23068  |  Created: 2010-01-01  |  Updated: 2011-06-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23068
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About backup selections for Microsoft Hyper-V

The following containers appear on the administration console's Selection pane for Hyper-V.

Table: Microsoft Hyper-V backup selections

Container name

Items in the container

What is included in the backup job

Microsoft Hyper-V

This item includes Initial Store and Virtual Machines.

If you select the Microsoft Hyper-V container for backup, the backup job includes the application configuration settings and all virtual machines.

Initial Store

This item includes the virtual server application configuration settings.

If you select Initial Store for backup, the backup job includes a single XML file that contains the Hyper-V authorization configuration.

Virtual Machines

This item includes each virtual machine that resides on the virtual server.

Note:

When you select an individual virtual machine, the files that are on that virtual machine appear in the results pane. However, you cannot select individual files to include in or exclude from the backup.

If you select an individual virtual machine, the backup is a full image backup of the entire virtual machine, which includes the following items:

  • .vhd files

  • .avhd files

  • Differencing disks

  • Hyper-V managed snapshots


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