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HyperV backup

Dears 

 

We are facing VM backup with HyperV and Veritas BAckuexec, The backupExec guys are saying Nutanix HyperV is not supported because it uses SMB share ? Is that true ? what is the other options to take HyperV Vm Backups

 

 

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Trailblazer

Re: HyperV backup

Hi,

 

Some solutions need to have an agent installed on the smb server. Also Microsoft solution DPM is not able to back-up servers on Nutanix Hyper-V using checkpoints (snapshots) of the virtual servers.

 

By then, you have have to install an agent inside the VM for data protection.

 

I thnk Commvault is able to back-up Hyper-V virtual machines residing on Nutanix, using checkpoints.

 

Regards,

Bart

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Trailblazer

Re: HyperV backup

Hi,

 

Some solutions need to have an agent installed on the smb server. Also Microsoft solution DPM is not able to back-up servers on Nutanix Hyper-V using checkpoints (snapshots) of the virtual servers.

 

By then, you have have to install an agent inside the VM for data protection.

 

I thnk Commvault is able to back-up Hyper-V virtual machines residing on Nutanix, using checkpoints.

 

Regards,

Bart

Wayfarer

Re: HyperV backup

As I see it the problem is SMB3.

Is there the possibility to present iSCSI from Nutanix Distributed Storage Fabric (DSF) to the Hyper-V host(s) and

 

We are facing VM backup with HyperV and Veritas BAckuexec, The backupExec guys are saying Nutanix HyperV is not supported because it uses SMB share ? Is that true ? what is the other options to take HyperV Vm Backups