Solved

Shadow Copy of Hyper-V Host

Posted on 2014-02-14
5
395 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-12
I have a 2012 Hyper-V Host running 3 VM's
1) 2012R2 Essentials DC
2) Server 2012/Exchange 2013
3) Server 2012 with IIS

I am using a 3rd part backup solution (Veeam) on the host to a USB disk attached to the host.

I have shadow copies enabled on all of the VM's.  Should it also be enabled on the host??

Steve
0
Comment
Question by:wrfdchief
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
Cliff Galiher earned 500 total points
ID: 39859159
In 99.9999% scenarios, no.
0
 

Author Comment

by:wrfdchief
ID: 39859713
Thanks Cliff,

I've been getting a few errors on backup and discovered I didn't have shadow Copies on on my exchange server or on my host.  Enabled them on exchange but wasn't sure about the host.

Steve
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Cliff Galiher
ID: 39860304
Shadow Copies use the same engine as VSS, but they serve two different purposes. You shouldn't need to enable shadow copies on an exchange server either.
0
 

Author Comment

by:wrfdchief
ID: 39860327
Hmmmmm....I thought this was my problem.  Seems like when I do my backup especially on the exchange I get buku errors on it.  I thought they were essentially the same process which I guess they are.  Maybe just different activations?
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Cliff Galiher
ID: 39860350
Like I said, same underlying engine. But even the processes are different.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
Scam emails are a huge burden for many businesses. Spotting one is not always easy. Follow our tips to identify if an email you receive is a scam.
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.

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