troubleshooting Question

How to backup virtual machines with/without Exchange server installed?

Avatar of ilava
ilava asked on
Microsoft Virtual Server
4 Comments1 Solution526 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi,

I would like to backup individual Hyper-V virtual machines. Is there any API for taking snapshot of VHD files. Can any one tell me any batch/powershell scripts to backup virtual machines lively.

I want to backup the virtual machines without stopping them. My biggest doubt is what is the consitancy of  the backup if Exchange server installed in virtual machines and some process running. Is there a way to take snapshot of the exchange server with the snapshot of the vhd files.

NOTE: Please don't suggest backup the exchange server in virtual machine and then backup vhd file. I dont want to do like this.  also plz dont suggest third party softwares

Thanks in advance.

Prince
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 1 Answer and 4 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 4 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros