Backup Exec support for Hyper-V 2012

Article:TECH208836  |  Created: 2013-07-22  |  Updated: 2014-08-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH208836
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Backup Exec (BE) support for Microsoft Hyper-V 2012
 

 

 


Solution



Support to Backup and Restore Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 is added in:

Backup Exec 2014 - http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH216587
 

Limited support in:
Backup Exec 2012 Service Pack 2 - www.symantec.com/docs/TECH203155
Backup Exec 2010 R3 Service Pack 3 - www.symantec.com/docs/TECH203157

 

Microsoft's new Virtual disk format VHDX is only supported with GRT in BE 2014 if the BE server is on Windows 2012 or later.

 

Windows Server 2012 uses new File System formats: ReFS and Windows Deduplication. These are only readable on a Windows Sever 2012 Operating System. BE 2014 can only support GRT of these file systems if the BE server is on Windows 2012 or later. They can be backed up and restored without GRT by restoring the entire Virtual Disk. A Physical style backup using the Agent for Windows inside the Virtual Machine can also be preformed.
 

 

Please refer to this document for updates about support of the Backup Exec Server on Windows 2012- http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH196108
 
 
Please see the related documents for Granular Restore (GRT) functionality of:

Exchange 2013 –  http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH203317
SharePoint 2013 - http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH203319


 




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