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Can ViceVersa Backup Hyper-V Virtual Machines?

Yes, ViceVersa PRO can backup Hyper-V virtual machines using the new Windows Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) Writer.

There are two basic methods you can use to perform backups of Hyper-V virtual machines with ViceVersa PRO:

(a) From within the Hyper-V virtual machine (guest-based backup). In this scenario, ViceVersa PRO runs within the virtual machine to backup files. This is the same process you would use to backup files on any other operative system.

(b) From the Hyper-V host (host-based backup). In this scenario ViceVersa PRO runs on the host computer (outside the virtual machines) and uses the Hyper-V VSS Writer to backup the virtual machines. Using this method is recommended, because it captures more data. This type of backup includes the configuration of virtual machines and virtual networks, snapshots associated with the virtual machines, and all the virtual hard-disks used by the virtual machines. The virtual hard-disks contain the entire guest operative system, Windows Registry, and any data or applications installed in the guest. This method allows so-called “baremetal restore” of the Hyper-V virtual machines.

Detailed information available in this PDF document  BACKING-UP HYPER-V VIRTUAL MACHINES WITH VICEVERSA PRO



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