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Hyper-V: BDR Backup

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howmad2Flag for United States of America asked on
Storage SoftwareVirtualizationHyper-VWindows Server 2012
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I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server Std running the Hyper-V Role with 3 VMs.

I have a BDR to back up my servers.  I assume I backup my VMs to the BDR but What about the Host?  Do I backup the Host's Boot partition?  Can I and Should I place the VM configuration on the boot drive leaving the VHDX files on the second partition that I would not backup?  Is that even possible?

In the event I need a restore and the BDR can provide the .VHD file, what steps are needed to pull the VM back together?

What are the steps if the host needs a BMR to restore the host and the VMs?



Thanks.  Newbie.