Veeam Backup of Hyper V replicas

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Veeam Backup of Hyper V replicas

Veeam Logoby jfried81 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:32 pm

Hi,

I want to combine Hyper V replica and Veeam Backup. Is it possible to do the backup on the replicated site (and not on the production site)? How has this to be configured?

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Re: Veeam Backup of Hyper V replicas

Veeam Logoby vmniels » Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:47 pm 1 person likes this post

You can add the Hyper-v host with the replica's on into Veeam Backup & Replication. Afterwards you can create a backup job which will backup these replicas.
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Re: Veeam Backup of Hyper V replicas

Veeam Logoby nathan.mcclintock » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:08 am 1 person likes this post

And I note if you fail over the Hyper-V Veeam just keeps on working backing up either the actual of replicated version of the VM on the host. Nice!
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[MERGED] Backup from Hyper-V Replica

Veeam Logoby sarapinho » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:00 pm

Hi there,

We have 2 sites using Hyper-V 2012 and we are using Hyper-V Replica feature, to replicate VMs from the production site to DR.

At the moment, we would like to license only the DR site with Veeam and backup from the Hyper-V Replica VMs, because of higher costs in the production site (like more licenses, new storage, etc…)

In VMware we need to disable CBT and incremental backups take a longer time to finish, but what about Hyper-V? We have the same problem or any other observation?

Thank you.
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Re: Veeam Backup of Hyper V replicas

Veeam Logoby PTide » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:23 pm

Hi Sarapinho,

That will work, and we haven't received any reports regarding problems as of yet.

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