Solved

Hyper-V Guest OS Able to Use Host Attached USB DAT Drive?

Posted on 2008-10-08
3
922 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
I am spec-ing out a virtualization upgrade for someone and want to use their existing USB DAT drive for Guest OS backups. Can the Guest OS (Windows 2003) see a USB connected DAT drive (HP)?
0
Comment
Question by:pacman_d
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
scoep earned 250 total points
ID: 22671203
Hi pacman_d,

no USB devices connected to the host cannot be used by guest VMs.

But have a look at Symantec Backup Exec 12.5. It features an agent that you can install on the host, back up all your VMs AND have the ability to restore single files from the guest VMs.

Kind regards,

scoep
0

Featured Post

Does Powershell have you tied up in knots?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
Concerto Cloud Services, a provider of fully managed private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, announced today it was named to the 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors Of The 2017 Cloud  (http://www.concertocloud.com/about/in-the-news/2017/02/0…
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will walk an individual through setting the global and backup job media overwrite and protection periods in Backup Exec 2012. Log onto the Backup Exec Central Administration Server. Examine the services. If all or most of them are stop…

840 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question