Ghost compatibility with Microsoft's Hyper-V.

Article:TECH110385  |  Created: 2008-01-29  |  Updated: 2013-11-11  |  Article URL
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You need to know if you can captures images from or restore images to a Hyper-V container.



Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5 was not designed to work with Hyper-V and Symantec Development has not tested this software with Ghost. However, some customers have successfully used Ghost to capture images from and restore images to a Hyper-V container.

Symantec Technical Support may only be able to support your Hyper-V/Ghost issue when you can duplicate the problem inside a supported environment.

NOTE: Potential workaround for Tasks failing "To virtual partition: Failed to update unattend.xml file." TECH110565 when working with a Hyper-V guest.
Although using ghost on hyper-V geusts is not fully tested the above noted error can genneraly be remedied by following the Microsoft suggestion of setting the NIC as Legacy NICS so that they will emulate an Intel 21140-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter.



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