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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Backup Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Over SMB

In this post, we are going to look on how to perform backup Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Over SMB by using Veeam product. VM is residing on smb path.

My scenario:-

  • Host running Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • VM on SMB 3.1.1 Files Shares
  • Veeam Backup & Replication v9.5 Update 2

To cut it short, we have documented the step by step on how to "Configure Hyper-V Over SMB" on this link:- http://www.ms4u.info/2012/11/configure-hyper-v-over-smb.html

In below video, you able to see how Veeam use Resilient Change Tracking (RCT), natively on Windows Server 2016 to perform backup.

Checklist:-
VM  run on SMB Path..........Passed
Full backup ..........................Passed
Incremental backup .............Passed




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