Solved

need access to external hard drives in Hyper V

Posted on 2010-09-14
2
576 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-06
Hey there, I have a box with 2008 server and hyper-v role installed and 2 virtual servers

One of the hyper-v servers is a SBS2008 as a DC.  THe backup software we use (Baracudda Backup) backs up to 4 external hard drives, rotating through virtual tape libraries.

How do I get the Hyper-V sbs2008 to see the external hard drives?

Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:bcameron70
2 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
woolnoir earned 500 total points
ID: 33671445
As far as i know hyperV doesn't have support for external USB drives (which is im assuming what you mean by external hard drives ) ? Lots of comments to MS hyperV team about it http://retrohack.com/an-open-letter-to-microsofts-hyper-v-team-about-usb/

There is a way around it by purchasing a box like this http://blogs.technet.com/b/mattmcspirit/archive/2008/02/29/hyper-v-and-usb.aspx but its $300 so its a tad expensive unless you need it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:bcameron70
ID: 33672334
Bummer..thanks!
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction RemoteFX is already in use today, but you're probably not aware of it.  With the advent of Windows 2012 and Windows 8, RDP has gotten a whole lot better due to the fact that RDP now uses even more RemoteFX technologies to make desktop …
Nowadays, Virtual Machines are used equally by small and large scale organizations. However the issue is that VMDK files are also prone to corruption. So, in this article we are looking at how to recover VMDK files from hard disk of host operating s…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

770 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