Your oppinion about backup strategy - hyperv host
Posted on 2011-09-10
On the hyperv host I have two free disc mentioned for backuping. On the first one I was thinking to backup the whole-full hyperv host with two vms with incremental backups (windows backup utility).
The second drive will be dedicated as a mapped drive or shared folder. It was mentioned to store backups from sql (hosted in child vm) and docs from clients in our network..
Clients will probably host an installation of acronis advanced workstation to make some configuration with document retention and multiple backup plans. However there is a possibility that I will use some scripts and wbadmin tool instead of it..
Offline backup will be probably done with acronis or some other sync tool.
Do you think the above scenario is a good one, should I change something? Is a shared folder or mapped drive a good solution for network backups? Will the integrity of vm machines included in the hyperv full backup be ok (a vss option is checked in vms proprieties)?
If you have any suggestion, please share.