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NetVault Plug-in for Hyper-V 10.5 - User Guide

Restoring data to an alternate Hyper-V Server

This functionality is useful during disaster recovery operations. You can restore a VM to a different Hyper-V® Server by using the steps provided in the following section.
Same version of Hyper-V Server installed: The Hyper-V Server version must be the same as the version running on the existing server.
NetVault Backup software and the Plug‑in for Hyper‑V installed: The same version of NetVault Backup software and the plug-in must be installed and configured on the new restore target.
Client added to the NetVault Backup Server: The target machine must be added to the NetVault Backup Server by using the Manage Clients page of the NetVault Backup WebUI.
In the Navigation pane, click Create Restore Job, select Plug‑in for Hyper‑V from the Plugin Type list, select the applicable saveset, and click Next.
On the Create Selection Set page, click Edit Plugin Options, and select the Restore VM disks and configuration files to working directory option.
Click Ok to save the settings, and then click Next.
In Job Name, specify a name for the job if you do not want to use the default setting.
In the Target Client list, select the alternate Hyper-V Server.
Use the Schedule, Source Options, and Advanced Options lists to configure any additional required options.
Click Save or Save & Submit, whichever is applicable.
You can monitor progress on the Job Status page and view the logs on the View Logs page. For more information, see the Dell NetVault Backup Administrator’s Guide.


NetVault Backup 10.x service, netvault-pgsql, does not start on Windows

Check the Windows® Event Viewer to see if it displays the following message: PDT FATAL: lock file “” already exists.

Backup job fails while using VSS snapshot

Using the Shadow copy ID field from that entry, run the following command:
delete shadows ID <ShadowCopyIDofAbortedOrFailedJob>
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