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Hyper-v command line export cant find VM

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I have physical box with two VMs running. I want to use a script to export the VMs to a different server.  On a another server where I installed VM to default dir this command works export-vm -name VM -path c:\backup however this server the VMs are stored on a data partition not in the default dir. I get an error Hyper-v was unable to find a virtual machine with name "App1" I can't find the syntax to run the export with the files in a different location.
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by:Cliff Galiher
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Not to overlook the obvious, but are you sure that is the VM's name? You shouldn't have to do anything special to export the VM even with the files in a different location. As long as the VM is properly defined, the Hyper-V management service will know where the files are and export the VM properly.
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yes the name is simple App1, however I had to do an application upgrade on the VM tonight which required a reboot of the VM once that was done the export started working.
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problem resolved itself
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