Generally, there are two ways to backup Virtual Machines (VM) in Hyper Vision (Hyper-V ) using a host or performing the complete backup using the virtual machine. In this article, you learn how you can restore and back up a VM in Hyper-V from a host.
Microsoft recommends users back up their virtual machines from the host. If in any case backup application is compatible with Hyper-V along with Hyper-V Volume Shadow.
In this process, there are three types of backup Configuration information, Checkpoints snapshots and Virtual hard disks.
Step-by-Step Guide To Backup VM
Go to the Hyper-V Manager, and Select the VM you want to backup.
Now go to Management > Integration services. and enable Backup (volume checkpoint)
( Optional )
Go to the Backup Manager > Backup.
Now tap on the Add Next button (available under “Available data sources”).
Choose the VM you want to backup, and Apply to Save.
Run the Backup > Preferences > Schedule.