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Hyper-V: VM location basics

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howmad2Flag for United States of America asked on
Storage SoftwareVirtualizationHyper-VWindows Server 2012
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I have a 2012 R2 Host with internal drives and no SAN.  I have allocated two drives in a Raid 1 for my OS.  I have the rest of the drives (4x) in a Raid 5.  I allocated the Raid5 as a D partition to my host.  I created my VMs on the D partition and it includes the VMSettings(MetaData) and the VHDX stoarage.  In the Running VM,I have an agent installed to backup to a local BDR.  I am backing up the Boot partition of the host.  I am not backing up the D partition of the Host where the VHDX files are since the VMs themselves are backup themselves up.

How do you suggest I backup the VMSettings/(Metadata)?  Do ypou have any suggestions for a best practice configuration for backup?