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Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 help

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Last Modified: 2013-11-15
I have one windows 2003 server that is the host machine for 2 virtual servers using Microsoft Virtual Server 2005.

Is there a way to suspend or pause the virtual machines at a time of night so I can get a good backup of the .vhd file?
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you cant pause a virtual machine any more than you can pause a live machine :)

you will need to turn them off to get a complete backup
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In this article is a batch file backup script for virtual server 2005.
It wil shut does you virtual machines and allow you to backup.
http://www.mcse.ms/archive235-2005-6-1660048.html

Good luck,

Walter

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