troubleshooting Question

Restoring a HyperV VM from backup or replica

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NAZ1000Flag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
PowershellWindows Server 2016Windows Server 2012* Volume Snapshot Service (VSS)Hyper-V
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Have a primary HyperV Server and replica server. One of the Primary VMs keeps failing backup but is running fine. Have traced to an issue with the checkpoints but am unable to delete them which is probably due to the problem - even if i create a new checkpoint when I try to delete I get catastrophic failure.
I can export the replica VM fine.
Should I run some powershell to delete all the checkpoints and recreate (if so which ?).
Or turn of the Primary VM and import the exported replica into a new VM and delete old once the new VM starts successfully ?
Or turn off the Primary, do a planned failover, and then somehow replicate back to primary (seems longer winded)

Thank you !

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